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  • Correctional officers quizzed over 'document'

    Correctional officers quizzed over 'document'

    Police are questioning correctional service officers over the document allegedly commuting former president Mohamed Nasheed's 13 year prison sentence to house arrest.

    August 30, 2015
  • Police quiz Nasheed's wife over 'document'

    Police quiz Nasheed's wife over 'document'

    Police on Friday summoned and questioned former president Mohamed Nasheed's spouse Laila Ali over the alleged document commuting her husband's 13 year prison sentence to house arrest.

    August 29, 2015
  • Police summon Nasheed's wife for questioning

    Police summon Nasheed's wife for questioning

    Police have summoned former president Mohamed Nasheed's spouse, Laila Ali for questioning.

    August 27, 2015
  • 'Document' sent abroad for analysis by family

    'Document' sent abroad for analysis by family

    Police on Thursday said the alleged document commuting former president Mohamed Nasheed's 13 year prison sentence had been sent abroad by the opposition leader's family for a private forensic analysis.

    August 27, 2015
  • Govt rebuffs censure over Nasheed transfer

    Govt rebuffs censure over Nasheed transfer

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed was moved to prison, after having spent a period in house arrest, within legal ambit and the government will therefore not accept any international pressure for it, said Foreign Minister Dhunya Maumoon.

    August 26, 2015
  • Swire concerned over Nasheed re-imprisonment

    Swire concerned over Nasheed re-imprisonment

    UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office State Minister Hugo Swire has expressed concern over the re-imprisonment of former President Mohamed Nasheed after a period of house arrest.

    August 26, 2015
  • MDP warns protests after ending govt talks

    MDP warns protests after ending govt talks

    Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) on Tuesday warned future protests after ending all talks with the government the day before.

    August 26, 2015
  • UN rights chief calls for Nasheed's release

    UN rights chief calls for Nasheed's release

    UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein has called on the government of Maldives to release former president Mohamed Nasheed, whose re-imprisonment on Sunday constituted "a serious set-back", a spokesman said on Tuesday.

    August 25, 2015
  • Door still open for dialogue, govt tells MDP

    Door still open for dialogue, govt tells MDP

    Government did not engage in talks with opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) to discuss the interests of one individual but rather to resolve matters of national interest, spokesperson Ibrahim Muaz Ali said Tuesday.

    August 25, 2015
  • "Can't allow house stay for every diagnosis"

    "Can't allow house stay for every diagnosis"

    Home Minister Umar Naseer on Tuesday insisted that inmates cannot be transferred to house arrest every time a doctor advises to do so.

    August 25, 2015
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