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Stop Influencing the Supreme Court

Following the conclusion issues by the Foreign Council of European Union yesterday, the Government of Maldives reiterated its commitment to uphold the Constitution and the rule of law in the Maldives. 610 more words

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When India launched 'Operation Cactus' to suppress a coup in Maldives

In November, 1988 the government of the Maldives was facing an unprecedented crisis when a group of 80 Tamil mercenaries belonging to People’s Liberation Organisation of Tamil Elam (PLOTE) launched a raid to help disgruntled expatriate Maldivians led by businessman Abdullah Luthifi. 975 more words

2018 Budget: Recipe for a Disaster

Finance Minister, Ahmed Munavvaru submitted the 2018 Budget on 15 November 2017 for parliamentary approval. He contended the opposition lawmakers, in his submission speech, saying that “ 1,175 more words

Abdulla Yameen

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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