Conflict & Justice

Climate-Crusading Maldives President Resigns


Mohamed Nasheed (Photo:UNDP/Wiki Commons)

Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed has resigned after weeks of unrest.

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There have been demonstrations and a mutiny by some police officers who took control of the state broadcaster in the capital, Male.

Host Marco Werman reports on the sudden resignation of a leader who had been a vociferous campaigner for action on climate change.