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  • 'Nasheed stripped of right to fair trial'

    'Nasheed stripped of right to fair trial'

    The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has on Sunday expressed its concern that its leader and former President Mohamed Nasheed has been stripped of his right for a free and fair trial by the Criminal Court.

    March 02, 2015
  • 7 of 34 protestors released

    7 of 34 protestors released

    Police said that 7 out of the 34 people arrested during the demonstration which took place in Male’ Friday night to call out for release of former President Mohamed Nasheed and former Defence Minister Mohamed Nazim had been released.

    February 28, 2015
  • 31 arrested as demonstration brought to end

    31 arrested as demonstration brought to end

    Mass demonstration held in Male’ continues Friday night as hundreds calling out for release of former President Mohamed Nasheed, former Defence Minister Mohamed Nazim and MP Ali Azim say they won’t stop until their demands are met.

    February 27, 2015
  • 'Some of protester demands can be met'

    'Some of protester demands can be met'

    Minister of Home Affairs Umar Naseer has on Friday said that some of the demands made by the opposition protesters can be met.

    February 27, 2015
  • MDP/JP delegation to Lanka

    MDP/JP delegation to Lanka

    A delegation of MDP and JP officials travelled to Sri Lanka Wednesday night on a one-day trip to brief foreign ambassadors based in Colombo with information regarding the political situation in the country.

    February 26, 2015
  • JP, MDP demand Nasheed’s immediate release

    JP, MDP demand Nasheed’s immediate release

    Opposition parties Jumhoory Party (JP) and Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) on Sunday night demanded immediate release of MDP leader and former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed, calling terrorism charges against him trumped up political charges.

    February 22, 2015
  • Nasheed to appeal arrest

    Nasheed to appeal arrest

    Opposition leader and former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed’s legal team said Sunday night that they would appeal the warrant issued by Criminal Court for his arrest on ‘terror’ charges.

    February 22, 2015
  • Police advices protesters to adhere to law

    Police advices protesters to adhere to law

    Police on Sunday evening urged protesters to stop violating the right to hold peaceful protests, and hold the ongoing protests in the capital, Male,’ within the boundaries of law.

    February 22, 2015
  • All extremists are behind Nasheed: Shaheem

    All extremists are behind Nasheed: Shaheem

    All religious extremists are behind former president Mohamed Nasheed and former Foreign Minister Ahmed Naseem, said Islamic Minister Dr Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed on Sunday, expressing displeasure over allegations raised against him.

    February 22, 2015
  • "Shaheem has hand recruiting fighters to IS"

    "Shaheem has hand recruiting fighters to IS"

    Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has raised allegations Islamic Minister Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed has a hand in sending Maldivians to join terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS).

    February 22, 2015
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