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November 4, 2015

President Abdulla Yameen’s declaration of a 30 day state of emergency in the Maldives ahead of planned anti-government protests raises the prospect of further attacks on dissent and human rights in...

October 14, 2015

Human rights lawyer Amal Clooney tells Amnesty International why she has taken up the case of President Mohamed Nasheed, former president of the Maldives who was jailed for 13 years on terrorism ch...

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October 1, 2015

The Maldives government’s rejection of an as yet unpublished UN decision criticising the imprisonment of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed underscores the insidious disregard for judicial i...

February 25, 2015

This has been a devastating year for those seeking to stand up for human rights and for those caught up in the suffering of war zones. Governments pay lip service to the importance of protecting ci...

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