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Maldivian Security Forces has an obligation and a duty to ‎d...

Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, President Abdulla Yameen ‎‎Abdul Gayoom has said that Maldivian Security Forces has an obligation ‎and a duty to defend the Government and uphold the rule of law. The ‎President made this remark while ... Republic of Maldives President's Office, 1 week ago

Trouble in a sinking paradise

It has been a fairly rocky road for the Maldives in recent years. In 2008, the nation moved towards multi-party democracy after being ruled by President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom for 30 years, a period marred by serious human rights violations. The ...
 Hindu Business Line4 days ago
Eurasia Review

Wake up to Dismantling of Democracy in the Maldives

Recent developments in the Maldives should be a matter of great concern for India and the international community. Earlier this month, former defence minister Tholath Ibrahim was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on charges of detaining a senior ...
 New Indian Express6 days ago Maldives is No Longer a Paradise  International Institute for Counter-Terrorism1 month ago India walks tightrope over Maldives political crisis  Asiaone1 month ago India's stakes in Maldives' power struggle  Observer India1 month ago
Times of India

Former Maldivian defence minister jailed for 10 years

MALE: A former Maldivian defence minister has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on charges of detaining a senior judge, the same case in which ex-president Mohamed Nasheed has also been jailed under an anti-terrorism law. Tholhath Ibrahim was ...
 Times of India3 weeks ago Former Maldivian Defence Min Jailed for 10 Years  Outlook India3 weeks ago

'Commissioner will be severely punished'

The Police Commissioner Hussein Waheed will be severely punished for how the Police has treated former Defence Minister Mohamed Nazim, said his brother Adam Azim. At an opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) rally on Saturday night, Azim had ...
 Haveeru Daily Online1 month ago Ex-defence minister's brother urges police to disobey police chief  Minivan News1 month ago Ex-Defence Minister calls for an open, public trial  Minivan News2 months ago Soldier to be punished over Facebook support for ex-minister  Minivan News1 month ago

Comment: Migrant workers voice illegal and silenced in the Maldives

As news ofsocio-political turmoil forces theworld to shift its eyes away from the pristine beaches of its beautiful tropical islands,Maldives is losing its untainted image as a luxury tourist destinationwith moreexposureof its appalling track record ...
 Minivan News1 month ago
Eurasia Review

Turmoil in Maldives and India's timid response

Ravi Joshi 07 March 2015 The recent events in Maldives beginning with the arrest and detention of Defence Minister Nazim on January 8 on grounds of plotting a coup and the subsequent arrest of former President Mohammed ...
 Observer India1 month ago Turmoil in Maldives and India's response  Economic Times2 months ago

Fear and festivity in Malé on the eve of May Day protest

The Maldives capital city Malé is gearing up for a mass anti-government rally tomorrow. The day will kick off with prayers at dawn and at noon at the Islamic Center. Protesters have been told to wear comfortable shoes and clothes for the official ...
 Minivan News5 days ago Opposition, police raise fears of violence on May Day  Minivan News1 week ago Opposition calls mass May Day rally  Minivan News3 weeks ago

Maldives considered GMR buyout, but lacked funds

The Maldivian government considered buying out the 2010 airport development contract from India's GMR, but lacking the necessary funds declared the agreement invalid, Minivan News can exclusively reveal. The Maldives is now facing a payout to GMR, ...
 Minivan News1 week ago
Irish Independent

Nasheed Not To Appeal Thirteen-Year Jail Term

Former Maldivian president Mohammed Nasheed, sentenced to 13 years in jail under anti-terrorism laws, has decided not to appeal his conviction citing that the court has not released all the documents related to the case which are important for "a ...
 Outlook India1 month ago Maldives: 'Democracy-deficit' and 'coercive diplomacy'  Observer India1 month ago Nasheed's 13-year jail sentence rattles Maldives democracy  Gulf Time UAE1 month ago Democracy Network alerts Special Rapporteur on Independence of Judges on Nasheed's sham trial  Minivan News1 month ago
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