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Maldives Police Arrest 139 Opposition Protesters Under Emergency Rule

Police in Maldives arrested at least 139 protesters, an opposition spokesman said Saturday, as they attempted to defy orders under the state of emergency and march into the high-security zone in the capital, Male. Maldives President Abdulla Yameen has extended the state of emergency for 30 days through March 22 after declaring it on February 5 following an order by the Supreme Court for nine opposition leaders to be released. The protesters are calling...

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