Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

UN Rights Head: Maldives' Ex-president's Trial Rushed

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 on Wednesday. Nasheed, ousted in 2012 in what his supporters say was a coup, was found guilty of terrorism for ordering the arrest earlier that year of a judge, in a case that raised fears of further political instability in the Indian Ocean state. In a statement, High Commissioner Zeid Ra'ad...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter