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Under-pressure Maldives to let jailed opposition leaders attend talks
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Under-pressure Maldives to let jailed opposition leaders atten...

Abdulla Yameen takes his oath as the President of Maldives during a swearing-in ceremony at the parliament in Male November 17, 2013. Reuters/Waheed Mohamed The Maldives government has said it would allow jailed leaders of rival parties to ... Reuters UK, 1 month ago

Maldives media bemoans 'death' of free speech

Main media outlets on Wednesday bemoaned the controversial bill submitted by the government to the parliament which could criminalise defamation by insisting that it could severely restrict the right to freedom of speech in Maldives. The Bill on ...
 Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago

Maldives makes terror groups' list secret

President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom ratified Monday a bill passed by the parliament to make the list of declared terrorist organisations confidential. Parliament voted Wednesday to adopt a proposal by the government to make the list of declared ...
 Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago Parliament adopts secret terror groups bill  Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago

Maldives ex-president says granted UK refugee status

Nasheed, Maldives first democratically elected leader who was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment, was allowed to travel to Britain for spinal cord surgery London: Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed says he has been granted refugee status in ...
 Livemint.com4 hours ago Maldives ex-president Nasheed says granted UK refugee status  Yahoo! Finance6 hours ago Britain grants refugee status to ex-president of Maldives  World Bulletin10 hours ago

Time to promote freedom in the Maldives

The Maldives reputation as a luxury holiday destination is completely compromised by the ever-increasing limitations placed on the freedoms of its citizens as the Government continues to flout human rights standards. In February 2012 Mohamed ...
 CapX1 week ago Maldives — perilous brinkmanship  Observer Research Foundation4 weeks ago Maldives India Friendship Youth Exchange Program to begin  Miadhu News1 month ago India And Maldives: A Make Or Break Visit Analysis  Eurasia Review1 month ago
Transparency International

The Tale of Two Maldives

ByDunya Maumoon This year, my country of the Maldives an Indian Ocean island archipelago of just over 300,000 people has been the subject of a US Senate resolution, a statement by 10 Downing Street, and a report from the All-Party Maldives ...
 South Asia Monitor3 weeks ago A tale of two Maldives  The Hill4 weeks ago Maldives: islands lost in corruption  Transparency International2 months ago

Maldives journalists face charges after protest

The government of the Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives has decided to put on trial two journalists for an opposition television stationon charges related to their coverage of an anti-government rally in March 2015. The move to ...
 South Asia Monitor3 weeks ago Journalists' protest in Maldives attracts international attention  The Hindu1 month ago MALDIVES: Journalists arrested for protesting against media crackdown  Foreign month ago Maldivian journalists arrested for protesting against media crackdown  IFJ Global1 month ago
Haveeru Daily Online

MDP withdraws speaker censure motion

Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) on Sunday withdrew the no-confidence motion filed against the speaker Abdulla Maseeh two days before the parliament debate. Twenty-two opposition lawmakers had sponsored the motion which was filed early ...
 Haveeru Daily Online1 month ago Debate on speaker impeachment on Tues  Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago Pres slams opposition for speaker censure  Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago

Defamation bill tool to jail dissidents: MDP

Main opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) on Thursday lambasted the government over the controversial bill submitted to the parliament in a bid to criminalise defamation by claiming that the government would use the bill as a tool to jail and ...
 Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago MDP slams 'backward' secret terror group list  Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago MDP urges politicians' release for talks  Haveeru Daily Online2 months ago

Amal Clooney winning it for Mohamed Nasheed

By Natalie Obiko Pearson The Maldives, known for its luxury villas atop turquoise waters battling rising sea levels, has become the centre of an increasingly highprofile international political spat that's pitted human-rights lawyer Amal Clooney ...
 Economic Times2 months ago Clooney Spars With Maldives in Test for Emerging Democracy  Bloomberg2 months ago
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