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UN: Trial of Maldives Ex-president Unfair

The U.N. Human Rights Office called the trial of the former president of the Maldives, Mohammad Nasheed, vastly unfair. A U.N. delegation, which has just returned from a mission to the Maldives, finds the conviction of the former president to be arbitrary and disproportionate to the alleged crime. In March, a three-judge panel found Nasheed guilty of ordering the arrest of a chief judge in January 2012 and sentenced him to 13 years in prison. Mona Rishmawi, chief of the U.N. Human...

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