• Mass arrests at Maldives demo over ex-leader’s jailing

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    MALÉ, Maldives: Police in the Maldives said Saturday they had made nearly 200 arrests during clashes at a protest over the jailing of former president Mohamed Nasheed, after the UN’s top rights body denounced his trial as unfair. Riot police fired tear gas and baton-charged the late night protest on the honeymoon islands, said witnesses to what was the biggest show of support for Nasheed since he was handed a 13-year jail term in March.

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