September 23, 2017

Maldives Gets A Second Chance At Democracy

There were widespread protests after Mohammad Nasheed resigned as president of Maldives on February 7, 2012. (Photo via Creative Commons License)

By securing the largest vote-share in the September 7 election, deposed President (of Maldives, an island nation in the Indian Ocean) Mohamed Nasheed has re-established his popular credentials. But he still has to complete an uphill trek before he can move back into the Muliaage (the official residence of Maldives President). Nineteen months after their first democratically elected leader was ... Read More »