June 12, 2015 : Opposition’s sit-in protest #BaaraHayeh15

Saturday 13 June, MALE: The opposition alliance held a large, sit-down protest on Friday evening, demonstrating against the Abdulla Yameen regime’s assault on the country’s democracy and calling for the release of political prisoners, including former president Mohamed Nasheed.

At least 9 people including former ruling party MP, Ahmed Mahloof and Deputy Secretary General of Adhaalath Party Ahmed Shareef were arrested.

More details on events that took place during the protest are accessible through mdp.org and Minivan New’s live reporting on 12 June 2015.