UN finds Nasheed’s imprisonment illegal, government rejects ruling

UN finds Nasheed’s imprisonment illegal, government rejects ruling Former President Mohamed Nasheed’s imprisonment on a terrorism charge is arbitrary, a UN rights panel has ruled. The government, however, said it “does not accept the decision” and “will not be made to act on the basis of a non-binding opinion.” The UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) had found “the complaint submitted by the former President Nasheed ought to be upheld,” the foreign ministry said in a statement issued tonight. Calling the opinion flawed and premature, the ministry said Nasheed must seek redress through the Maldivian courts. “This opinion is not accepted by the Government as it is clear that the WGAD has failed to address a number of salien...
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