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Comment: A new storm brewing over the Maldives

If democracy wants to have a chance in the Maldives, the international community must help pro-democratic forces, argues Paulo Casaca. “Roughly a decade after the first threat of sanctions, the EU especially, has to consider imposing them again. Freezing foreign assets and all non-humanitarian aid as well as issuing travel bans are efficient tools in this regard.”