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Amal Clooney Meets Maldives' Jailed Ex-Leader Before Hearing

International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney met with the jailed former president of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, who was convicted of terrorism in a case that has drawn international criticism, a day before a key High Court hearing. Nasheed, the Maldives' first democratically elected leader, was ousted in 2012 for ordering the arrest of a judge. He is serving a 13-year jail term after a rapid trial in March. The United Nations, the United States and human rights groups have...

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