News Conference: Fighting for the Release of Imprisoned Former Maldives President Nasheed Mohamed

April 30, 2015 10:00 AM

Washington, DC – Laila Ali, wife of imprisoned former President of the Maldives Mohamed Nasheed, will speak at a National Press Club Newsmakers news conference on Thursday, April 30, and make public a filing that day to the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention urging it to find that Nasheed is being held in violation of international law.

Examining the case with Ali will be her international lawyers Amal Clooney and Jared Genser.

This NPC Newsmakers news conference is scheduled for Thursday, April 30 at 10 a.m. in the club’s Murrow Room, on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building, 529 14th St. NW, Washington DC 20045.

Like all Newsmaker events, this news conference is open to credentialed press and NPC club members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.

Contact: Tony Gallo NPC Newsmakers Event Host
202 -544-6973,