Maldivian Democracy Network observing former President Nasheed’s trial

Local NGO Maldivian Democracy Network (MDN) is observing the trial of former President Mohamed Nasheed on charges of illegally detaining Criminal Court Chief Judge Abdulla Mohamed.

MDN said in a press release on Sunday that it was “conducting the observations of the trials in partnership with a representative of the Bar Human Rights Committee (BHRC) of the Bar Association of England and Wales in the United Kingdom.”

On conclusion of the trial, MDN said it plans to produce a report based on the observations.