Malaysia's former prime minister Najib Razak (C) speaks next to his lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik (R) during a press conference at the federal court in Putrajaya on August 18, 2022. Malaysia's top court on August 18 began hearing ex-leader Najib Razak's appeal to overturn his jail sentence for corruption in a high-stakes legal gambit that can see him either locked up or launch a political comeback. Mohd RASFAN / AFP(Mohd RASFAN/AFP)