LIVE BLOG via Maldives Independent
A protest on November 27 urging the release of political prisoners will last for three days and 13 minutes, the main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party has announced.
Supporters have been asked to gather at the Artificial Beach at 4:30pm on Friday. The MDP said it will organize water and food and make arrangements for supporters to perform prayers, including water for ablutions.
The protest, titled Emancipation, is aimed at pressuring President Abdulla Yameen to release political prisoners including former President Mohamed Nasheed and former Defence Minister Mohamed Nazim.
Live TV footage via Raajje TV