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Maldives Crisis: 'Dismayed' India urges Yameen govt to release political prisoners, chief justice

Maldives Crisis: 'Dismayed' India urges Yameen govt to release...

India on Saturday reiterated its stand on the Maldives that it wants to see that the democracy is restored and the situation returns to normal in the island nation. DNA, 2 months ago

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Sudan releases political prisoners from Khartoum jails

Sudanese authorities are releasing more than 80 political prisoners from jails in the capital Khartoum.A Reuters reporter said he saw nearly 40 prisoners released from the main prison yesterday.Earlier, a Presidential adviser said that President Omar Hassan ...
 News on Air2 months ago 80 political prisoners released in Sudan  Sify2 months ago

Peoples' anger mounts as Maldivian President Yameen refuses to abide by SC ruling

[U.A.E] Feb.3 (ANI): Hours after the Supreme Court ruling to release key political prisoners and reinstate 12 MPs, President Yameen Abdul Gayoom has refused to honour the rule of law in the Maldives. This decision has pushed the island nation into a crisis ...
 Sify2 months ago What will Yameen do next? And how must India respond?  Rediff.com1 month ago

Maldives crisis | Massive protests outside Chief Justice's house amid pressure to release political prisoners

Protests continued in the Maldivian capital as President Abdulla Yameen refused to follow the Maldivian Supreme Court's ruling to release key political prisoners and reinstate the 12 parliamentary members.
 DNA2 months ago Maldives crisis: Massive protests outside Chief Justice's house  Sify2 months ago

Hong Kong Activists call for release of 'political prisoners'

[China], April 7 (ANI): A Hong Kong-based non-profit organisation, along with pro-democracy groups and lawmakers, has demanded the release of the "political prisoners" from Beijing. China Human Rights Lawyers Concern Group, whose stated objective is to ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

Myanmar to free more than 8,000 prisoners in New Year amnesty

YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar began releasing more than 8,000 prisoners on Tuesday on humanitarian grounds under a presidential pardon, with most of those being released convicted of drug offences but with 36 people classified as political prisoners among them.
 Reuters1 week ago

Burundi frees political detainees after pardon

Burundi today freed 740 prisoners, most of whom had been imprisoned after taking part in protests against President Pierre Nkurunziza in 2015, the government announced.The detainees were released from Bujumbura's Mpimba prison -- the country's largest -- ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Pak man who hurled shoe at Sharif released on bail

A former seminary student who hurled a shoe at Pakistan's ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif last month has been released from prison on bail.A judicial magistrate yesterday granted post-arrest bail to Munawar Hussain along with his two accomplices Abdul ...
 Business Standard2 weeks ago

Maldivian prez lifts emergency after 45 days

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Thursday lifted a 45-day state of emergency which had outlawed protests amid a political crisis in the country.A press release published by the Maldives Times stated that "The announcement of a State of Emergency was precipitated by a Constitutional Crisis created by two Justices of the Supreme Court who conspired with political actors to violate both the Constitution and standard legal norms and practices in order to illegally overthrow a lawful ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Ex-Maldives President Gayyoom shifted to Maafushi Prison  Sify2 months ago Maldivian President lifts emergency after 45 days  Sify1 month ago Yameen turning Maldives into dictatorship, but will China support it?  Sify1 month ago

China calls for dialogue to end Maldivian political crisis

[China], Feb 6 (ANI): China on Tuesday called for a dialogue to end the ongoing political crisis in the Maldives and to ensure social and political stability. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Geng Shuang said in a statement, "China supports all parties ...
 Sify2 months ago Maldives crisis: Reinstated MPs enter parl. despite military blockade  Business Standard2 months ago Maldivian crisis: Agitators open prison gate where 12 MPs being held  Sify2 months ago
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