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
Maldivian Foreign Minister Quits Over Death Penalty Implementation - Outlook India, 1 month ago
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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 India, 2 months ago Maldives opposition asks India to put pressure on Yameen govt Financial Express, 2 months ago Maldives oppn asks India to put pressure on Yameen govt Millennium Post, 2 months ago Maldives oppn to India:Put pressure on Yameen govt Press Trust of India, 2 months ago
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 Express, 2 months ago Dark clouds in Maldivian skies Hindu Business Line, 2 months ago
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 Star, 16 hours ago
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 Hindu, 1 week ago Maldives President Signs Tough Law Criminalizing Defamation VOA News, 1 week ago Maldives Lawmakers Criminalize Defamation, With Steep Fines ABC News, 2 weeks ago
, 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 Island, 1 week ago Maldives defamation bill setback for freedom of expression: United States of America India.com, 2 weeks ago Maldivian defamation bill setback : US Press Trust of India, 1 week ago Maldivian defamation Bill setback for freedom of expression: US Chandigarh Tribune, 2 weeks ago
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 Monitor, 1 week ago Severe restrictions on religious freedom in the Maldives as defamation law passed Christian Today, 1 week ago Maldives approves defamation law criticised by U.N. Sharenet, 2 weeks ago UPDATE 1-Maldives approves defamation law criticised by U.N., U.S. Reuters UK, 2 weeks ago
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 Monitor, 2 weeks ago Maldives gives it back, rejects Western pressure over defamation bill ZeeNews.com, 3 weeks ago
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 Monitor, 1 month ago
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 ...TheStar.com.my, 1 month ago
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