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· February, 2012

Stories about Maldives from February, 2012

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Maldives: Marred by Violence

  9 February 2012

The political crisis in the Maldives took an ugly turn Wednesday when the police brutally beat and injured supporters of the ousted President Mohamed Nasheed as they protested against what they claimed to be a coup that removed the island nation's first democratically elected president from power.

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Maldives: On the Brink of Chaos

  7 February 2012

The Maldives is in a deep political crisis as the police force and some military personnel mutinied against the government in a follow-up to three weeks of protest by civilians. Details are emerging and there are frequent updates on Twitter.

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