Mohamed Nasheed said Saudi Arabia supported violent extremism in the Maldives.
Nasheed's decision not to run for president shocked, and even divided, the party he leads.
Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has never sought the spotlight or headlines.
Debate is raging about who should be the main opposition's presidential candidate.
Mohamed Nasheed and Gasim Ibrahim have both sought asylum overseas. Both have said they want to run for office.
The opposition appears divided in its quest to field a unity candidate.
Former president Mohamed Nasheed said he will renegotiate the Maldives’ debt to China, accusing Beijing of dragging Maldives into a debt trap. Nasheed, who won the...
The veteran lawmaker has been described as the ideal candidate because of his efforts to unify the parties and political leaders within the Maldives United Opposition.
The Elections Commission has already threatened to dissolve the MDP, saying that former president Mohamed Nasheed does not qualify as a candidate.
The MDP is part of an opposition alliance which has talked about putting forward a unity candidate in this September’s polls as its leaders are in...
Sir Hugo Swire, a former Foreign Office minister, said that the “politically controlled” Elections Commission was attempting to freeze out the opposition ahead of September’s presidential...
Parliament amended the constitution in 2015, with opposition party backing, to authorise foreign ownership of land or freeholds despite calls for a public referendum.
Former president Mohamed Nasheed, who has already announced his intention to stand in the party primary, is in exile after fleeing from a 13-year prison term.
Mohamed Nasheed was found guilty of ordering the “abduction” of a judge after a widely criticised and controversial trial in March 2015. He was sentenced to...
The UN committee’s decision follows two complaints lodged by Mohamed Nasheed in 2013 and 2016 about violations of his civil and political rights.
Ex-president Mohamed Nasheed recorded a message on SoundCloud that was similar to one issued last month, when he called on people to "make pain your passion."
Mohamed Nasheed said holidaymakers should call for the protection of human rights, the resignation of President Abdulla Yameen and the release of political prisoners.