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Maldives crisis deepens as government declares state of emergency  

Image result for Maldives crisis deepens as government declares state of emergencyThe Maldives president, Abdulla Yameen, has declared a state of emergency as heavily armed troops stormed the country’s top court and a former president was arrested in a deepening political crisis.

The archipelago was plunged into chaos on Thursday when the supreme court called for the release of nine imprisoned opposition politicians, ruling that their trials were politically motivated and flawed. The government refused to implement the ruling, prompting a wave of protests in the capital. Read more HERE.

Image result for Maldives crisis deepens as government declares state of emergencyThe Maldives president, Abdulla Yameen, has declared a state of emergency as heavily armed troops stormed the country’s top court and a former president was arrested in a deepening political crisis.

The archipelago was plunged into chaos on Thursday when the supreme court called for the release of nine imprisoned opposition politicians, ruling that their trials were politically motivated and flawed. The government refused to implement the ruling, prompting a wave of protests in the capital. Read more HERE.

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Published on 06/02/2018 @ 2:08 PM   | |