As Maldives Jails Ex-president, India Asks It To Uphold Rule Of Law


India finally woke up Thursday to the political crisis in the Maldives as it expressed “deep dismay” over the sentencing of former president Maumoon Abdul Gayoom and Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed to long terms in prison without giving them a fair trial. The government demanded that Male release all political prisoners immediately.

In just what the Opposition in Male wanted to hear India say, the MEA said in a statement that this development had cast doubt on the commitment of Male to uphold the rule of law and that it also called into question the credibility of the entire process of presidential elections scheduled for September this year.

While parroting Male’s official position that it has an India First policy, President Abdulla Yameen has actually shown little regard for India’s strategic interests in the region in the way he has given shape to his country’s foreign policy. Read More

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