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February 7, 2012

The new authorities in the Maldives must avoid persecuting members of outgoing president Mohammed Nasheed's political party, Amnesty International said today, after Mr. Nasheed resigned following a...

February 7, 2012
The Maldivian president has resigned following a police mutiny after a group of police officers joined opposition-led protests.
January 13, 2012

A Maldivian activist who was attacked and detained on 10 December 2011 for organizing a peaceful protest calling for religious tolerance was released on 6 January. His attackers remain at large....

January 10, 2012
A Maldivian blogger attacked and detained for organizing a peaceful demonstration has been released, while his attackers remain at large.

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