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  1. Thousands protest in Maldives, calling for president to quitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | AlertNet

    Thousands came by boat to the capital of the Maldives to protest on Friday against the arrest of former president Mohamed Nasheed and demand that current leader Abdulla Yameen resign. Tensions have escalated on the cluster of tropical islands off India's southwestern tip since Nasheed was arrested last weekend on charges of terrorism relating to an incident when, as president, he ordered the arrest of a judge.

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  2. Mass protest in Maldives over ex-president Mohamed Nasheed's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Straits Times

    Thousands of supporters of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed marched in the honeymoon islands' tiny capital Male Friday to protest his detention on terror charges, which sparked international condemnation. Although the rally was not scheduled to start until the evening, crowds began streaming onto Male from early Friday, fuelled by news that Nasheed had been given just three days to prepare his defence during his latest court appearance.

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  3. Unrest in Maldives puts PM Narendra Modi's visit under shadowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | DNA India

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit to Maldives on March 15 is under shadow due to troubled situation in the island nation after the arrest of former President Mohamed Nasheed earlier this week. Supporters of former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed gather for a mass rally to protest against the detention of the former president on terror charges in Male on February 27, 2015.

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  4. Mass protest in Maldives over Nasheed's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Indian Express

    ... over the "arrest and manhandling" of the former president and asked all those involved to calm the situation. The Maldives Police Service (MPS) and Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) have threatened legal action against protesters "creating ...

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  5. Paradise jihadis: Maldives sees surge in young Muslims leaving for SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | Central Chronicle

    ... to luxury resorts, to the airport. Their ultimate destination: Syria, and the "caliphate" of Islamic State. The Maldives is better known for luxury tourism than Islamic militancy. But in recent weeks there has been a surge in departures of young men ...

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  6. US Concerned Over Arrest of Maldivian Ex-PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    The United States has expressed concern over the arrest of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, who faces anti-terrorism charges in the Indian Ocean country. Nasheed was arrested at his home Sunday in the capital, Male, and accused of illegally detaining a senior judge more than three years ago during his presidency.

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  7. Police drags Ex-Maldives President Nasheed to court to face terror chargesRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Former President of Maldives and opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed has reportedly been dragged into court by the police to face terror charges for ordering the arrest of a top judge while in office in January 2012. Nasheed, who was arrested on Sunday, complained of being manhandled by the police after he had ignored previous attempts at preventing him from speaking to the press outside the court, reported the BBC.

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  8. US asks Maldives to reinforce democracy after Nasheed's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | The Indian Express

    ... under anti-terrorism laws for allegedly ordering the arrest a senior judge in 2012 that triggered violence in the Maldives'. He was arrested under a warrant, issued by the Criminal Court which stated that he was being arrested on suspicion that he ...

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  9. .com | US, India concerned over ex-Maldives president's arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | News24

    The United States and regional power India voiced concern after former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was forcibly dragged into court to face terrorism charges, and denied legal access and medical treatment. Nasheed, who was ousted three years ago, was denied bail in a brief hearing on Monday after being arrested on what critics have labelled "trumped-up charges" designed to shut down growing opposition to the government of President Abdulla Yameen.

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  10. In pics Former Maldives president Nasheed dragged into courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    The United States and regional power India have voiced concern after former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was forcibly dragged into court to face terrorism charges and denied legal access and medical treatment. Here are pictures of the fracas: Opposition leader and former Maldives' President Mohamed Nasheed arrives at Mal'e City with police officers, for the first hearing of the trial held at a criminal court in Male.

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  11. Maldives ex-leader refused bail, denied legal access...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | New Vision

    Maldives police try to move former president Mohamed Nasheed during a scuffle as he arrives at a courthouse in Male. AFP Photo A court in the Maldives on Monday refused bail to former president Mohamed Nasheed after he was arrested on terrorism charges and denied access to his lawyers, his party said.

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  12. Maldives defends ex-leader's arrest on terrorism chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Peninsula

    The Maldives government on Tuesday defended the arrest of former leader Mohamed Nasheed on terrorism charges after both the United States and regional power India voiced concern. Nasheed was arrested on Sunday and spent a night in jail before being forcibly dragged before a court which refused him bail and ordered his detention until after a trial.

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  13. Maldives' Former President Dragged into Court by PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Outlook

    Mohamed Nasheed, Maldives' former president, was forcibly dragged into the court in the capital Male by the police on Monday. The court ordered his detention refused bail to the opposition leader after he was arrested on terrorism charges and denied access to his lawyers, his party said.

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  14. US Concerned Over Arrest of Maldivian Ex-PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Voice of America

    Maldives police try to move former president Mohamed Nasheed during a scuffle as he arrives at a courthouse in Male, February 23, 2015. The United States has expressed concern over the arrest of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed, who faces anti-terrorism charges in the Indian Ocean country.

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  15. Maldives ex-president is refused bail after police drag him into courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | South China Morning Post

    ... terrorism charges on Monday. His supporters decry the case as politically motivated. Photo: AFP A court in the Maldives has refused bail to former president Mohamed Nasheed after he was literally dragged into court on terrorism charges. Police ...

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  16. Former Maldives president arrested on terror related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Big News Network.com

    MALE, Maldives - A high drama played at a Maldives court Monday when police dragged former president Mohamed Nasheed into a courtroom a day after he was arrested over his decision to arrest a senior judge during his rule three years ago. Nasheed, arrested on Sunday, was brought to the court where a judge ordered him to stand trial on terror related charges.

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  17. Modi's March trip cancel warning to MaldivesRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Feb. 23: India has warned the Maldives with cancellation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the Indian Ocean nation next month unless it ensures a fair trial for former President Mohammed Nasheed, arrested yesterday amid a crisis that has caught New Delhi off guard. The foreign office today scrambled to caution the government of Maldives President Abdulla Yameen that it would be hard for Modi to visit Male at a time the tiny country's fledgling democracy appeared under threat, senior officials have confirmed to The Telegraph .

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  18. Former Maldives president dragged into court by policeRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | KDWN

    Police on Monday dragged the Maldives' former president into a court, which ordered his detention while he is tried over his decision to arrest a top judge three years ago. He was brought to Criminal Court on Monday for the first hearing, and was dragged into the courtroom after he resisted police attempts to stop him from speaking to journalists gathered outside.

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  19. Maldives ex-president's detention extended; India, U.S. concernedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. MALE, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed will stay in police custody until his trial in a terrorism case is completed, a court ruled on ...

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  20. Maldives ex-president Mohamed Nasheed refused bailRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | ABC News

    A court in the Maldives has refused bail to former president Mohamed Nasheed after he was arrested on terrorism charges and denied access to his lawyers, his party says. Police forcibly dragged the opposition leader into the court in the capital Male, ignoring his plea to be allowed to walk in himself, and denied him medical attention though the court had ordered "necessary treatment".

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