10Dictatorships don’t always die when the dictator leaves...

Dictatorships don’t always die when the dictator leaves office

9My message to you is continue the protests, continue de...

My message to you is continue the protests, continue despite the odds, and eventually, together, we will reach that crucial number, 350.

8There is no Plan B because there is no Planet B

There is no Plan B because there is no Planet B

7The dictator can be removed in a day, but it can take y...

The dictator can be removed in a day, but it can take years to stamp out the lingering remnants of his dictatorship

6Well, if I did cooperate with Waheed, this country will...

Well, if I did cooperate with Waheed, this country will go down the drain immediately. The people of this country elected a leader, and that was me. I have been removed forcefully and they want me back. But, I’m saying “Okay, let’s have new elections and see who the people want again”. If I step aside, if I join the Rebel Government, the people of this country will lose faith.

5We are trying to send our message to let the world know...

We are trying to send our message to let the world know what is happening and what will happen to the Maldives if climate change isn’t checked.

4One time they said it was terrorism, another time they ...

One time they said it was terrorism, another time they said it was acting against the constitution, another time they said it was alcohol.

3I can move, you can move. But where would all the butte...

I can move, you can move. But where would all the butterflies go? All the sounds, all the culture and all the color go? We’ve been there in the middle of the Indian Ocean for the last 10,000 years

2I understand, from my own personal experiences, how dif...

I understand, from my own personal experiences, how difficult it is to forgive. It is especially difficult to forgive people who refuse to say sorry for the hurt they have caused. But at the same time, I don’t believe that retribution, or going for a witch-hunt, will make us happy

1Maldivians, just like people everywhere, have the right...

Maldivians, just like people everywhere, have the right to be ruled, not through coercion, down the barrel of a gun, but peacefully by popular consent via the ballot box