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Dear Commissioner, Where is the police investigation manual?

Dear Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Areef,

From your failure to formulate an investigation manual, it is clear that you have neglected your responsibilities, listed clearly in article 53 of the Police Act. 877 more words

Maldives Politics

Murder number 27; Government still to formulate an anti-gang strategy.

Twenty seven murders have been committed since President Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayyoom was elected to office. The number of knife-attacks and gang-related harm, directly and indirectly is unknown as none of the state institutions responsible for the task have any interest in this problem. 872 more words

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State watchdogs must investigate the source of funds for Yameen's Y18 Sports Fiesta

How did President Yameen’s campaign team raise MVR 7.5 million for organizing a sports fiesta? Amid widespread public corruption and embezzlement reported in the audit reports, people of the Maldives must be told how such a huge sum has been raised.  627 more words

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Rilwan's abduction and police accountability

Maldivian journalist Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla, known on social media as Moyameehaa, 28 years, is missing since 8 August 2014. He was last seen on the CCTV at Hulhumale’ Ferry Terminal in Male’ (at 00:44 hours).  1,072 more words

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Maldives - Myanmar relationship status: "its complicated" or "married"

The government of the Maldives has been misleading its citizenry on its stand against Myanmar till 15 September 2017. The political leadership has been condemning the atrocities on the Rohingya people since 3 September 2017, the day it severed all trade-ties with Myanmar. 440 more words

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Earnestness in the Approval of Medical Treatment for Qasim Ibrahim

Qasim Ibrahim, Parliament Member for Maamigili Constituency was sentence to jail on 24 August 2017 when he was undergoing medical treatment at IGMH, in absentia… 924 more words

Maldives Justice System

The reason Maldives could not severe political relations with Myanmar

On 3 September 2017, the Maldives ceased all trade relations with Myanmar and condemned its atrocities against the Rohingya minority community. This news spread throughout the world as wild fire. 480 more words

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