November 10, 2013
by Benjamin Minegar
The Supreme Court of the Maldives on Sunday suspended the nation's presidential election for the third time. Former president Mohamed Nasheed received the most votes at the official election Saturday, but Maldives' protocols called for a runoff to be held Sunday. According to media sources, ...[read more]
March 5, 2013
by Peter Snyder
Police in the Maldives arrested former president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday for missing a February 10 court appearance for charges that he illegally detained a judge prior to his resignation last year. Nasheed had taken refuge in the Indian High Commission in the Maldives last month to avoid ...[read more]
February 18, 2013
by Sarah Posner
A Maldives court issued a second arrest warrant on Monday for former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on charges of the illegal detention of a judge. The charges against Nasheed stem from his unilateral order to arrest Chief Justice Abdulla Mohamed on corruption charges in January, when Nasheed ...[read more]
October 8, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was arrested and Monday for leaving the capital city of Male in contravention of a court summons and a court-imposed travel ban. Nasheed has twice failed to appear in court to face abuse of power charges. Last Monday a three-judge panel was forced to ...[read more]
October 1, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Monday violated a court-ordered travel ban when he left the capital city of Male on what was supposed to be the first day of his now-postponed trial for abuse of power. In anticipation of the Monday proceedings the Hulhumale Magistrate Court issued an ...[read more]
September 26, 2012
by Jerry Votava
The Hulhumale Magistrate Court in the Maldives has issued an order preventing ex-president Mohamed Nasheed from leaving the capital of Male without official permission. Nasheed was also served with unnamed criminal proceedings. Nasheed supporters claimed that this move was politically motivated ...[read more]
September 5, 2012
by Matthew Pomy
Amnesty International (AI) on Wednesday revealed violent human rights violations committed in the Maldives against opposition groups and called for an immediate independent investigation into the actions of security forces. The Maldives have experienced unrest since former president Mohamed ...[read more]
August 30, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
A Maldives commission of inquiry concluded Thursday that former president Mohamed Nasheed's resignation and the transfer of power to current President Mohammed Waheed Hassan were legal. In its report, the Commission of National Inquiry (CONI) rejected claims by Nasheed that he was forced to ...[read more]
July 30, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
A court in the Maldives has refused to hear the case against former president Mohamed Nasheed, saying it does not have jurisdiction to rule in the case. Nasheed was formally charged earlier this month with illegally arresting a former chief justice of the nation's criminal court and thereby ...[read more]
July 16, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was formally charged on Sunday with illegally arresting a former chief justice of the nation's criminal court and thereby violating the nation's constitution. The constitution allows for the arrest of a judge only after a warrant is issued for a ...[read more]

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