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Maldives: A to Z of things you (probably) don't know

Maldives' curse of independence: Marching back to dictatorship

By Sumon K. Chakrabarti In 2008, the Maldives had emerged as a beacon of democratic hope across the globe. A fledgling democracy had started taking baby steps in Asia's longest-running dictatorship a 100 percent Sunni Muslim nation. The road to ... South Asia Monitor, 3 weeks ago
Maldives Opposition seeks active role of India Observer Research Foundation, 1 month ago

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Maldives opposition urges India to put pressure on Abdulla Yameen government

NEW DELHI: The Maldivian opposition on Thursday called on India to take on a more active role in "restoring democracy" in the island nation and put pressure on President Abdulla Yameen's government by taking steps like imposing sanctions. "The ...
 Times of India2 months ago Maldives opposition asks India to put pressure on Yameen govt  Financial Express2 months ago Maldives oppn asks India to put pressure on Yameen govt  Millennium Post2 months ago Maldives oppn to India:Put pressure on Yameen govt  Press Trust of India2 months ago
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US concerned over narrowing of political space in Maldives

We support the Maldivian people's desire to see their country reinforce its democracy, rule of law and judiciary, the spokesperson said in response to a question. (Reuters) Legitimate political space is narrowing in Maldives, the US has said and ...
 Financial Express2 months ago Dark clouds in Maldivian skies  Hindu Business Line2 months ago

Crisis in paradise and death of free speech

In a survey this year, Maldives secured the highest rating as the most coveted dream honeymoon resort But away from the islands of shimmering beaches and overwater bungalows on a sparkling lagoon, its capital, Male', is in a political crisis under ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star16 hours ago

Maldives President Abdulla Yameen approves defamation law

Under the law, defamation is a criminal offence. In November 2009 when Mohamed Nasheed was President, it was made a civil infraction. Maldives President Abdulla Yameen on Thursday gave his seal of approval to the controversial defamation Bill. On ...
 The Hindu1 week ago Maldives President Signs Tough Law Criminalizing Defamation  VOA News1 week ago Maldives Lawmakers Criminalize Defamation, With Steep Fines  ABC News2 weeks ago

Maldives passes defamation law despite UN warnings

, 10:04 pm Malé, Maldives | AFP : The Maldives parliament passed a new defamation bill on Tuesday despite US-led international concern that it risked undermining basic freedoms on the troubled honeymoon islands. The parliament dominated by ...
 Sri Lanka Island1 week ago Maldives defamation bill setback for freedom of expression: United States of America  India.com2 weeks ago Maldivian defamation bill setback : US  Press Trust of India1 week ago Maldivian defamation Bill setback for freedom of expression: US  Chandigarh Tribune2 weeks ago
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Maldives Legalises Criminal Defamation; Curbs Freedom of Speech

By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal The Maldives legalised criminal defamation on Tuesday in a move the opposition said was aimed at stifling dissent in the Indian Ocean archipelago and which was criticised by the UN and the US. Best known as a ...
 South Asia Monitor1 week ago Severe restrictions on religious freedom in the Maldives as defamation law passed  Christian Today1 week ago Maldives approves defamation law criticised by U.N.  Sharenet2 weeks ago UPDATE 1-Maldives approves defamation law criticised by U.N., U.S.  Reuters UK2 weeks ago

Maldives rejects Western pressure over defamation bill

The Maldives brushed off warnings from Western governments Monday that a new defamation bill risked undermining basic freedoms on the troubled honeymoon islands, accusing its critics of hypocrisy. After a joint statement from Western missions ...
 South Asia Monitor2 weeks ago Maldives gives it back, rejects Western pressure over defamation bill  ZeeNews.com3 weeks ago

Trouble's brewing for us in the Maldives

By Parul Chandra As the strategically important Indian Ocean archipelago of the Maldives continues its descent into political anarchy with democratic institutions facing an unabated onslaught under the authoritarian regime of President ...
 South Asia Monitor1 month ago

Tiptoeing around paradise

IVE just spent a few days in the world's flattest country. The islands that make up the Republic of Maldives are truly remarkable. Do you know that the main island which holds the capital city Male is one of the world's most densely populated? It's ... month ago
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