Riot police and protesters in Male
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Protests in Maldives turn violent

Security forces in the Maldives have used batons and fired teargas to break up a rally in the capital, Male, in support of the former president.

Mohamed Nasheed was the country's first democratically elected president but was forced from office after a mutiny by police officers.

Andrew North reports.

  • 09 Feb 2012
  • From the section Asia
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