The politically isolated Abdulla Yameen refuses to intervene despite several scholars calling the execution un-Islamic
The motion against Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed was defeated by 48 votes against none after all opposition lawmakers walked out in protest at their colleagues' expulsion
Ameen Fisal denied the charge saying had done nothing illegal during his tenure as a defence minister
President Abdulla Yameen said his administration would not target politicians and arrest them out of the boundaries of the law
Mohamed Nasheed added that 'India should always be engaged in the Maldives no matter who is in government'
A former Maldives president, however, said loss of religious sovereignty could cost the country its independence
Trial was held behind closed doors. Verdict means almost all of President Yameen's key rivals are in jail or in exile