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Maldives' Ex-President Draws 13-Year Prison Term

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced Friday to 13 years in prison after being found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest of a judge when he was in power in 2012. The three-judge bench's verdict was unanimous. "The prosecution's evidence proved beyond reasonable doubt that Nasheed ordered the chief judge's arrest or forceful abduction and detention on Girifushi island,'' Judge Abdulla Didi said in the court in the capital, Male. An...

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