Category: Nasheed

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Maldives court throws out case against Mohamed Nasheed

A court in the Maldives has thrown out a “terrorism” conviction against the island nation’s former President Mohamed Nasheed, and ordered the release of several other jailed politicians. The Supreme Court ruling on Thursday came after an opposition alliance petitioned the court to temporarily remove President Abdulla Yameen for misrule, rights abuses and “unprecedented corruption”.…