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New York Daily News

New York Daily News
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 06:17:25 -0800

MALE, Maldives — Maldives authorities arrested former President and current opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed on Sunday, ordering him to stand trial for his 2012 decision to arrest a senior judge. Nasheed's supporters protested in the streets of the ...

Brown Political Review

Brown Political Review
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 06:31:42 -0700

Educated in England, Nasheed rose to prominence as a dissident journalist challenging the autocratic Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom, who ruled the islands with an iron hand from 1978 to 2008. Nasheed, whom Amnesty International declared a Prisoner of ...

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Daily Mail
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 04:48:44 -0800

Nasheed became the country's first democratically elected president in 2008, ending 30 years of autocratic rule by the foreign minister's father, Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom. Nasheed resigned in 2012 after weeks of public protests against his order to arrest ...

haveeruonline

haveeruonline
Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:30:00 -0700

Former President of Maldives and Chairperson of Maumoon Foundation, Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom on Wednesday night said that the country develops due to foundations like these and they need to be expanded. The foundation was created to promote ...
 
VICE News
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:00:00 -0800

... that the authorities release him immediately. After his resignation, Nasheed ran for election again, but lost the vote in 2013 to current president Yameen Abdul Gayyoom, a half-brother of Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom, the nation's autocratic ruler for 30 ...

National Geographic

National Geographic
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 03:05:24 -0700

Mohamed Nasheed, the first democratically elected president of the Maldives and international champion of climate change action, was found guilty of terrorism and sentenced to thirteen years in prison this month. Nasheed is accused of ordering the ...

haveeruonline

haveeruonline
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 02:45:00 -0700

He also said that the brutality the people faced during former President Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom's regime is now being repeated as both the former President Gayoom and President Yameen Abdul Gayoom are working together. "Or else we will not be ...
 
New York Times
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 04:11:41 -0800

Nasheed became the country's first democratically elected president in 2008, ending 30 years of autocratic rule by Maumoon Abdul Gayyoom. Nasheed resigned in 2012 after weeks of protests against his order to arrest the judge. He lost the 2013 ...
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