#OsloFF News — Mohamed Nasheed in the International Business Times

Former Maldives President on fighting corruption and climate change

By Jordan Saville

Former President of the Maldives, Mohamed Nasheed, shared his experience with defending democracy at the 2017 Oslo Freedom Forum. On 7 February 2012, Nasheed resigned as president under disputed circumstances, following weeks of protests by the opposition, which had then been joined by a majority of military and police forces.