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West rebukes Maldives over new defamation bill, seeks withdrawal

The United States led calls on Mr. Yameen to withdraw the bill that is being discussed in parliament this week, saying it gave authorities powers to impose severe penalties on people seeking to exercise basic human rights. The defamation bill that ... Business World, 1 month ago
West rebukes Maldives over defamation bill Yahoo! Finance, 1 month ago

Maldives defamation bill setback for freedom of expression: United States of America

Washington, August 10: The defamation bill passed by the Maldivian parliament is a serious setback for freedom of expression in the country, the US has said.The Maldives parliament passed the bill that criminalises defamation yesterday despite ...
 India.com1 month ago Maldives: Defamation Bill  Web Newswire1 month ago PRESS RELEASES : Maldives: Defamation Bill  4 Traders1 month ago New law a direct attack on free expression in Maldives, UN rights expert warns  United Nations1 month ago

Saudi government made Hajj arrangements at an exemplary level, worth of gratitude: Maseeh

Expected time to read :1mins,20secs The head Maldivian Hajj delegation, Speaker of Parliament Abdullah Maseeh have said that the government of Saudi Arabia made Hajj arrangements at an exemplary level and is worth of gratitude Speaking at the ...
 Miadhu News23 hours ago Speaker of Parliament to Head this year's Maldivian Hajj pilgrims  Miadhu News1 month ago


With training, opportunity Maldives has enough medalists: Ibu 011 hours 46 mins ago Parliament to censor defamation ‹ › moosawaheed Expected time to read : 0 mins,48secs Kuda Huraa, Maldives, The 2016 Maldives Surfing Champions ...
 Miadhu News1 month ago Maldives passes defamation law despite UN warnings  Sri Lanka Island1 month ago Maldives Lawmakers Criminalize Defamation, With Steep Fines  ABC News1 month ago Maldives parliament passes tough defamation law  FOXNews.com1 month ago

EUROPEAN UNION : Statement by the Spokesperson on restrictions of freedom of expression and independence of the media in the Maldives

The adoption of the 'Bill on Protection of Reputation and Good Name and Freedom of Expression' by the Maldivian Parliament on 9 August imposes a number of restrictions on the freedom of expression, including restrictions on grounds of religion, ...
 4 Traders1 month ago Statement by the Spokesperson on restrictions of freedom of expression and independence of the media in the Maldives  Foreign month ago Asia Pacific Bulletin: September  Foreign weeks ago
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News story: Statement on passing of the defamation bill in Maldives

News article The British High Commission issued the following statement on passing of the defamation bill by the parliament in Maldives. The passing of the defamation bill this week by parliament in the Maldives is a serious setback ...
 Government UK1 month ago News story: Joint Statement on Maldives Defamation Bill  Government UK1 month ago

Will India Choose to Stop Maldives Slide Back to Authoritarianism?

By Trinanjan Radhakrishnan As world leaders gather this week in New York for the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) will also meet on the sidelines to discuss democracy and human rights ...
 South Asia Monitor3 days ago
New Indian Express

Are Nasheed, Gayoom on the same page really?

As anticipated, a day after former Maldivian President Mohammed Anni Nasheed declared that he and predecessor Maummon Abdul Gayoom had come to an agreement on the terms of having incumbent Abdulla Yameen ousted, the latter has promptly denied any ...
 Observer Research Foundation1 week ago Nasheed says 'no' to military coup but seeks cooperation from security forces  New Indian Express1 week ago

No honeymoon with the Press

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 an ...
 The Statesman1 month ago Crisis in paradise and death of free speech  Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago

Maldives: Everyone keeps everyone else guessing?

The Yameen leadership cannot be blamed for such ignorance and/or innocence. Over the past weeks and months, the Government has got Parliament to amend relevant laws to make free-wheeling public assembly/protests impossible without advance police ...
 Observer Research Foundation2 weeks ago
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