Police stand guard during a protest demanding the release of political prisoners in Male, Maldives. Photo: AP Police stand guard during a protest demanding the release of political prisoners in Male, Maldives. Photo: AP
Police stand guard during a protest demanding the release of political prisoners in Male, Maldives. Photo: AP

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen lifts state of emergency but enemies vow to fight on

Yameen initially declared the state of emergency for 15 days after the country’s top court ordered him to free high-profile dissidents from jail

Topic |   Maldives
Police stand guard during a protest demanding the release of political prisoners in Male, Maldives. Photo: AP Police stand guard during a protest demanding the release of political prisoners in Male, Maldives. Photo: AP
Police stand guard during a protest demanding the release of political prisoners in Male, Maldives. Photo: AP
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