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Supreme court throws out ex-defence minister’s pistol smuggling appeal

The supreme court registrar said judges had “decided not to hear the appeal” after holding two hearings. Nazim’s family has accused the Maldivian state of holding him hostage.

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Supreme Court wraps up Nasheed’s terror appeal

The Supreme Court has concluded hearing the state’s appeal of a terror conviction against former President Mohamed Nasheed’s terror conviction. A verdict is expected at a next hearing, but a date has not been set yet.

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Army captain testifies in ex-defence minister’s appeal hearing

During Nazim’s trial in March, the criminal court had refused to call all but two of the 37 defence witnesses, claiming some were not relevant while others could not negate the prosecution’s claims. Yesterday’s appeal hearing was closed to the media, but Captain Ali Ihusan was seen entering the court.

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Supreme Court to consider UN ruling on Nasheed’s imprisonment

“The government has maintained the position that the opinion of the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention is one that should be considered by the Supreme Court. This will now be done given that the Court has accepted the appeal already filed by the Prosecutor General, with substantive arguments to be heard at a later date,” the foreign ministry said today.

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Vice President loses remand appeal

Vice President Ahmed Adeeb remains in custody after losing an appeal of his detention over suspicion of links to an alleged assassination attempt on President Abdulla Yameen.

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Nazim and Imran’s court cases “lost in judicial bureaucracy”

The Supreme Court’s decision to divide the nine-member High Court bench to three branches has stalled appeals filed over Nazim’s conviction and Imran’s continued detention without charge.

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Nasheed’s sentence was commuted to house arrest before state decision to appeal

Questioning the state’s decision to appeal a terrorism conviction against former President Mohamed Nasheed, lawyers revealed today that the opposition leader’s 13-year jail sentence was commuted to house arrest on July 19. The sudden reversal of stance on freeing Nasheed may affect ongoing talks, they said.

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