Maldives Declares State Of Emergency

President Abdulla Yameen.

President Abdulla Yameen.

President Abdulla Yameen.

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen declared a state of emergency on Wednesday, giving sweeping powers to security forces to arrest suspects ahead of a major anti government protest rally, his spokesman said. “The Maldives declares state of emergency for a period of 30 days starting 12pm (0700 GMT) Wednesday,” the presidential spokesman Muaz Ali tweeted.

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