Mohamed Nasheed

Maldives declares state of emergency

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declares a state of emergency on giving sweeping powers to security forces to arrest suspects ahead of a major anti-government protest rally, his spokesman said.

May 24, 2016
May 24, 2016

Maldives Ex-president Nasheed 'given UK asylum'

The former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, has been granted refugee status in the UK, according to his lawyer.

November 4, 2015
November 4, 2015

Maldives declares state of emergency

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declares a state of emergency on giving sweeping powers to security forces to arrest suspects ahead of a major anti-government protest rally, his spokesman said.

April 12, 2015
April 12, 2015

Nasheed's supporters hold underwater protest

Supporters of jailed former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed hold an underwater protest to push for the release of the tropical archipelago's first democratically elected leader.

March 14, 2015
March 14, 2015

Former Maldives president jailed for 13yrs

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed is jailed for 13 years after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012