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The Supreme Court in the Maldives has confirmed the death sentence against Mr Hussain Humaam. If the sentence is carried out, it would be the first execution in the Maldives since 1953.
The conviction of former President Mohamed Nasheed for charges under anti-terrorist legislation raises very serious questions about due process of law and risks undermining people's trust in the independence of the judiciary.
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