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“Maldives ex-President’s trial flawed”

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Published on March 20, 2015 with No Comments

 

The jailing of former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed for 13 years last week followed a trial marked by “flagrant irregularities,” the U.N. high commissioner for human rights said. In a statement, High Commissioner Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein said the sentence handed down by the criminal court in Male, the Maldivian capital last Friday, was part of “a rushed process” that prevented Nasheed’s defence from calling witnesses. Reuters

 

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