February 18, 2013
by Sarah Posner
A Maldives court issued a second arrest warrant on Monday for former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on charges of the illegal detention of a judge. The charges against Nasheed stem from his unilateral order to arrest Chief Justice Abdulla Mohamed on corruption charges in January, when Nasheed ...[read more]
July 16, 2012
by Sung Un Kim
Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was formally charged on Sunday with illegally arresting a former chief justice of the nation's criminal court and thereby violating the nation's constitution. The constitution allows for the arrest of a judge only after a warrant is issued for a ...[read more]
April 15, 2012
by Jaimie Cremeans
The Maldives Police Service on Sunday sent to the Prosecutor General's Office the case of the arrest of Criminal Court Chief Judge Abdulla Mohamed, in which the police filed charges against former president Mohamed Nasheed. Although details of the charges have not been confirmed, it is possible ...[read more]
February 7, 2012
by Andrea Bottorff
Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed resigned on Tuesday after weeks of protests over the detainment of senior criminal court Judge Abdulla Mohamed, who was arrested last month for corruption. Nasheed, the country's first democratically-elected president, stepped down, saying in a public address: " ...[read more]
January 28, 2012
by Michael Haggerson
The UN told Maldives on Saturday that Judge Abdulla Mohamed must either be charged or released from indefinite detention. Mohamed was arrested for corruption in an unprecedented move by the military, following a ruling to release a government critic. Mohamed is also accused of obstructing police ...[read more]
January 25, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
A group of Maldives lawyers this week submitted to the International Criminal Court (ICC) the controversial case of detained Maldives Judge Abdulla Mohamed, calling Mohamed's continued detention a violation of the International Convention on the Protection of all Persons against Enforced ...[read more]
January 23, 2012
by Jamie Reese
The Maldives Minister of Foreign Affairs asked the UN Sunday to help them resolve what they are calling a judicial system failure over the detention of senior criminal court Judge Abdulla Mohamed. Mohamed was arrested for corruption in an unprecedented move by the military, following the ruling to ...[read more]
January 17, 2012
by Dan Taglioli
The Maldives military Monday arrested the chief justice of the nation's criminal court after he released a detained opposition leader. Judge Abdulla Mohamed was arrested for corruption in an unprecedented move by the military that has sparked street protests and prompted all the country's courts ...[read more]

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