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Maldives Ex-President Sentenced to 13 Years in Prison

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has been sentenced to 13 years in prison on a conviction of terrorism. A three-judge panel ruled Friday in a rushed trial that Nasheed, the country's first democratically elected president, ordered the illegal arrest of a chief justice when he was in office in January of 2012. Nasheed's supporters say the trial was politically motivated to prevent him from running against incumbent President Yameen Abdul Gayoom in the 2018...

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