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MDN investigation implicates radicalised gangs in Rilwan’s disappearance thumbnail

MDN investigation implicates radicalised gangs in Rilwan’s disappearance

The report confirmed evidence of possible “hostile surveillance” at the terminal conducted by two known affiliates of the Kuda Henveiru gang. It also suggested a “strong possibility” that Rilwan was abducted by a gang motivated by Islamic extremism.

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  • A bill on social workers will be drafted soon: Attorney General.
  • Former President Waheed Departs for UN General Assembly to New York
  • Housing ministry gives unlimited tokens for apartment submissions
  • Government hands back Kaadehdhoo Airport to Villa Air
Supreme Court initiates suo moto proceedings against Human Rights Commission thumbnail Supreme Court initiates suo moto proceedings against Human Rights Commission

The court will begin suo moto proceedings against the HRCM on Wednesday in relation to the submission of a report last week for the UN Human Rights Council’s Universal Periodic Review.

HRCM responds to criticism from the education ministry over UN submission thumbnail HRCM responds to criticism from the education ministry over UN submission

HRCM denies the accusation made by Education Ministry saying that the UPR was written up based on an outdated report.

Maldives Democracy Network to release findings of investigation into Rilwan’s disappearance thumbnail Maldives Democracy Network to release findings of investigation into Rilwan’s disappearance

The human rights advocacy group has commissioned a foreign expert to conduct an investigation and will share findings of the report tomorrow.

Teachers’ Black Sunday protest prompts government talks, strike decision pending thumbnail Teachers’ Black Sunday protest prompts government talks, strike decision pending

“The government’s decision to sit for talks and compile a timeline is a sign President Yameen himself attended to the teacher’s demands,” Teachers Association of Maldives President Athif Abdul Hakeem told Minivan News.

Maldives’ UN journey proof small states can contribute to international community: Foreign minister thumbnail Maldives’ UN journey proof small states can contribute to international community: Foreign minister

“The Maldives journey at the UN, is proof that with smart ideas, small states can successfully contribute and become significant members of the international community,” said Dunya Maumoon told the UNGA.

  • Maldivian: This matches the data we received from our deep undercover agents. Special operation to add laxatives to the minibar in the judges’ offices will now...
  • maumoon: @Hero I so much feel like laughing when you say lousy cast system.You really need to enroll yourself in a basic English class.Anyway lets face the fact that...
  • maumoon: where is our beloved Hero
  • asstar: @hero Death Threat?? Haha!! Thats the problem with you people. You always accuse someone of something when when you don’t like him. why are you so...
  • Mohamed Naseem: Supreme coup begins again.
  • Dhivehi Rayyitheh: The monkeys at it again. This just proves what is on the HRCM report.Clowns!
  • ope: Maldives Democracy Network and their investigators will say whathever MDP wants them to say. they will blame the police while failing to actually find anything...
  • Hero: the best person to answer this is Nasheed.

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