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Maldives ex-president eyes risky political comeback – Deutsche Welle

The former president of the Maldives and co-founder of the country’s Maldives Democratic Party, Mohamed Nasheed, talks with the German publication Deutsche Welle about his political past, present and possible future.

Some excerpts from the long-ranging interview:

“Was it just pure madness that helped me to persevere?” Nasheed said with a short laugh, adding: “It definitely wasn’t courage – that much I am sure of.”

“I was beaten over and over again and they urinated and spit on me.”

“Yes, I was forced from office,” he said. “A few days prior, I could have used force, which would have been my only option and was something that all of my advisors told me to do.”

Full details are available in the link below:

 

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