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UNHCR Urges Maldives to Release Former President

U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al-Hussein has called on the government of the Maldives to release former president Mohamed Nasheed, whose jailing on Sunday constituted "a serious set-back," a spokesman said on Tuesday. Nasheed, the country's first democratically elected leader, was ousted in disputed circumstances in 2012 for ordering the arrest of a judge in a case that has brought widespread international criticism and highlighted political...

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