Maldivian police stand guard as thousands protest against the jailing of opposition politicians in the capital Male. Photo: Reuters

Maldives top court reverses decision to free jailed politicians citing president’s ‘concerns’

Leader Yameen attracted international censure for refusing to comply with last week’s ruling to release his opponents and to scrap the conviction of exiled opposition leader Mohamed Nasheed, who wants to run in coming elections

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Maldivian police stand guard as thousands protest against the jailing of opposition politicians in the capital Male. Photo: Reuters
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