The Reality Behind the Postcard Image of the Maldives

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, in white, tussles with policemen who stopped him from speaking to journalists, Male, Maldives, Feb. 23, 2015 (AP photo by Sinan Hussain).
Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed, in white, tussles with policemen who stopped him from speaking to journalists, Male, Maldives, Feb. 23, 2015 (AP photo by Sinan Hussain).
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