Mohamed Nasheed

India's remark on extension of emergency a 'distortion of facts', says Maldives

India's remark on extension of emergency a 'distortion of facts', says Maldives

Reacting to concerns raised by India over the extension of emergency in the Maldives, the country`s MoFA on Thursday said the assertion by India about was a distortion of facts.

Feb 22, 2018, 23:14 PM IST
No valid reason to extend emergency: India to Maldives

No valid reason to extend emergency: India to Maldives

India said on Thursday it does not see a valid reason for the Maldivian parliament to extend emergency.

Feb 22, 2018, 23:00 PM IST
Expect that Maldives will not extend emergency: India

Expect that Maldives will not extend emergency: India

Democratic institutions and the courts should be allowed to function without interference, India said.

Feb 20, 2018, 17:15 PM IST
We don't want India and China against each other: Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed

We don't want India and China against each other: Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed

Speaking at an event in Bengaluru, he said, "We don't want India and China against each other, not at all."

Feb 18, 2018, 00:26 AM IST
Amid political crisis, Maldives military throws MPs out of parliament

Amid political crisis, Maldives military throws MPs out of parliament

This comes a day after the military personnel blocked the MPs from entering the Parliament.

 

Feb 14, 2018, 21:29 PM IST
Maldives' top court revokes order to free prisoners; former president Nasheed seeks India's intervention

Maldives' top court revokes order to free prisoners; former president Nasheed seeks India's intervention

Maldives' Supreme court on Tuesday night revoked an order to release nine high-profile political prisoners.

Feb 06, 2018, 23:50 PM IST
'Disturbed' by Maldives emergency, monitoring situation carefully, says India

'Disturbed' by Maldives emergency, monitoring situation carefully, says India

Maldives has seen a number of political crisis since the ouster of its first democratically-elected president Nasheed in 2012.

Feb 06, 2018, 20:39 PM IST

Murdered Maldivian blogger's father seeks India's help

 "I want India to press the Maldives government to make my son`s murder case investigation go for a fair trial," Hussain Rasheed.

May 20, 2017, 12:32 PM IST

Maldives quits Commonwealth, terms it 'difficult' but 'inevitable' decision

The Maldives on Thursday pulled out of the Commonwealth calling as "unjust" the grouping's decision to penalise the island nation over the circumstances that led to then President Mohamed Nasheed's ouster in 2012 and the lack of subsequent progress in resolving the political unrest.

Oct 13, 2016, 19:15 PM IST

Maldives issues arrest warrant for ex-president Nasheed

The Maldives government said on Wednesday it was seeking the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed for failing to return to the archipelago to complete a prison sentence after receiving medical treatment in Britain.

Aug 31, 2016, 15:58 PM IST
Maldives jails ex-VP for plotting to kill president

Maldives jails ex-VP for plotting to kill president

Former Maldives deputy leader Ahmed Adeeb has been jailed for 15 years for plotting to assassinate the president, the latest in a string of prosecutions of senior politicians and opposition figures in the troubled island nation.

Jun 10, 2016, 12:08 PM IST

Former Maldives VP Ahmed Adeeb gets 10 years on terrorism charge

Adeeb still faces charges of trying to assassinate Gayoom when an explosion hit his presidential speedboat last year. 

Jun 06, 2016, 13:25 PM IST
UK grants asylum to Maldives' ex-president Mohamed Nasheed

UK grants asylum to Maldives' ex-president Mohamed Nasheed

A prominent human rights campaigner and Maldives' first democratically elected president, 49-year-old Nasheed had been allowed to go to Britain in January for the for spinal cord surgery following a deal brokered by Sri Lanka, India and the UK.

May 24, 2016, 05:40 AM IST

US concerned over Maldives' lack of legitimate political space

The US has expressed concern over "narrowing of legitimate political space" in Maldives, saying too many opposition politicians still remain behind bars due to the government's "intolerance" for criticism.

May 12, 2016, 11:41 AM IST

US Senate asks Maldives to rectify 'injustice' to Nasheed

The US Senate has unanimously adopted a resolution calling on the Maldives to rectify the "injustice" meted out to its former president Mohamed Nasheed and all other "political prisoners".

Apr 08, 2016, 10:11 AM IST
Maldives opposition leader jailed for 12 years for role in protests

Maldives opposition leader jailed for 12 years for role in protests

A Maldives court has sentenced an Islamist opposition leader to 12 years in jail, convicting him on terrorism charges related to a speech that protested the imprisonment of the islands` first democratically elected president, Mohamed Nasheed.

Feb 17, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

Jailed Maldives ex-leader leaves for surgery in Britain

Jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed left for Britain Thursday following a stop over in Sri Lanka after the honeymoon islands`government granted him prison leave for urgent surgery.

Jan 21, 2016, 11:00 AM IST
Jailed Maldives ex-president thanks world leaders for medical release

Jailed Maldives ex-president thanks world leaders for medical release

Jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday thanked the world leaders who helped secure his release for urgent surgery in Britain, after being granted temporary leave from his prison cell.

Jan 19, 2016, 13:56 PM IST

Maldives police break up opposition protest for a 2nd day

The party is demanding the release from jail of former President Mohamed Nasheed, ex-Defense Minister Mohamed Nazim and opposition leader Sheik Imran Abdulla, as well as the end of court actions against 1,700 political activists.

Nov 28, 2015, 23:31 PM IST

Maldives opposition set to regroup for 2nd night of protests

The Maldives' opposition on Saturday vowed to regroup for a second night of demonstrations hours after police broke up a planned 72-hour protest demanding the release of the country's ex-president and other political leaders.

Nov 28, 2015, 15:59 PM IST