Maldives: Halt “retrograde” move to resume executions - 24 janvier 2014Headline Title: Maldives: Halt “retrograde” move to resume executions Maldives must immediately put a stop to any plans to resume executions for the first time in 60 years, said Amnesty International. Maldives must immediately put a stop to any plans to resume executions for the first time in 60 years. Media Node: Maldives En un coup d'œil: Home Minister Umar Naseer yesterday ordered the country’s prisons to start making “all necessary arrangements” for the implementation of all death sentences through lethal injection.While Maldives legally retains the death penalty, it has not carried out an execution since 1954.There are currently 19 prisoners on death row. Story Location: Maldives 6° 24' 35.7408" S, 72° 1' 34.9212" E “There is no such thing as a ‘humane’ way to put someone to death, and no evidence that the threat of execution works as a deterrent to crime. Maldives should put an immediate end to such plans now, and instead abolish the death penalty in law once and for all. ” Source: Abbas Faiz, Amnesty International’s Maldives Researcher. URL: Maldives must commute death sentences for two juvenile offenders convicted of murder Description: News Story, 3 May 2013
Pendant les mois qui ont précédé la démission de Mohamed Nasheed, le 7 février, le pays a été en proie à des conflits entre
مرَّت أشهر من التنافس الحزبي والاضطرابات، أعقبها عصيان الشرطة قبل أن يقدم الرئيس نشيد استقالته في 7 فبراير/شباط.