President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives has been one of 350.org’s strongest allies, and friends, for many years. As the first democratically elected leader of the small island nation, he has been a tireless voice for climate action and strong advocate for getting us back to 350 ppm. “For us, this is a matter of life and death,” Nasheed has said.
Now it is he specifically who is at risk. A military coup forced President Nasheed from office on Tuesday morning with threats of violence.
Sign the petition to the right to tell our national leaders that they must use diplomatic means to keep him safe in this time of turmoil. Assuring his, and his people’s, safety is crucial.