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The Maldives' Troubled Paradise
Beneath the outsiders' vision of the Maldives lurks a troubled reality- one shaped by
30 years of a brutal dictatorship. No one knows this better than Mohamed Nasheed,
the nation's new democratically elected President, who unseated Maumoon Abdul
Gayoom, the Maldives' ruler since 1978, in a landmark election in October 2008.
Nasheed was imprisoned thirteen times by Gayoom and was named an Amnesty
International prisoner of...
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