PETALING JAYA: Former senator Tunku Abdul Aziz Ibrahim has died, aged 89.
The death of the politician turned activist was confirmed by his nephew, Tengku Azman Tengku Zainal Abidin, in an Instagram post.
Tunku Aziz joined DAP in 2008 and served as its vice-chairman. He quit the party in 2012 and became one of its most vocal critics.
He had also helped found Transparency International Malaysia in 1998, and was the anti-graft NGO’s vice-chairman until October 2002.
Tunku Aziz served as a special adviser to Kofi Annan, the then United Nations secretary-general, from February 2006 to January 2007.