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Maldives Coup

Fmr. Maldives President Flees To Indian Embassy After Arrest Ordered

AP | Posted 04.15.2013 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — The former president of the Maldives said Wednesday he has taken refuge at the Indian Embassy after a court ordered his arr...

Ousted Maldives President Fails To Show In Court

AP | Associated Press | Posted 12.01.2012 | World

MALE, MALDIVES — Maldives' ex-president Mohamed Nasheed did not appear for a court hearing on Monday to face charges that he illegally ordered ...

Investigation Finds Maldives President's Ouster 'Not A Coup'

AP | Posted 10.30.2012 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — A domestic inquiry commission in the Maldives has concluded that former President Mohamed Nasheed's resignation earlier thi...

Prosecutors Charge Maldives Ex-President

AP | Posted 09.14.2012 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The former president of the Maldives has been formally charged with illegally ordering the arrest of a senior judge, the m...

Clare Richardson

Ousted Maldives President Warns Of Rocky Road To Democracy

HuffingtonPost.com | Clare Richardson | Posted 07.23.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- An island paradise known foremost for its picturesque beaches and tourism industry captured international headlines last February when the...

The Maldives: Small Country, Big Principle at Stake

Jared Genser | Posted 04.30.2012 | World
Jared Genser

If this is not a coup, what is? The world's failure to stand up to all this must be corrected. The Maldives may be a small country, but there is a big principle at stake.

An Arab Spring Without Support

Mary Keck | Posted 04.18.2012 | World
Mary Keck

If the U.S. is faced with evidence that the president of the Republic of the Maldives was unlawfully removed, we should recognize the human rights of those who live on the islands of the Indian Ocean.

Former Maldives President Criticizes U.S.

AP | KRISHAN FRANCIS | Posted 04.11.2012 | World

MALE, Maldives — The United States on Friday backtracked from its swift recognition of the new Maldives government, which the nation's former le...

Riots Hit Maldives As Resigning President Says He Was Ousted In Coup

AP | KRISHAN FRANCIS and HUSSAIN SINAN | Posted 04.09.2012 | World

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Amnesty International said Thursday that security forces in the Maldives attacked supporters of ex-president Mohamed Nashee...