Human Rights Commissioner concerned about Supreme Court interference in Maldives elections

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Navi Pillay

UN Human Rights High Commissioner Navi Pillay says she is alarmed at the excessive interference of the Supreme Court in the presidential elections in the Maldives.

Ms. Pillay released a statement on Wednesday in which she described this as a "dangerous drift in the democratic process" in the island nation, which is located in the Indian Ocean.

To find out more about the High Commissioner's concerns, UN Radio's Patrick Maigua spoke to Ravina Shamdasani, spokesperson at the UN Human Rights office in Geneva.

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