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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...

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