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Politics

News in Brief

  • Transparency Maldives launches Majlis-civil society ‘Dialogue Group’
  • MACL chief says airport dependent on foreign workers
  • MMA to conduct survey on spending by Maldivians traveling abroad
Home minister and pro-government MPs discuss legislative steps to curb gang activity thumbnail

Home minister and pro-government MPs discuss legislative steps to curb gang activity

“Reactions from parliamentarians of both Jumhooree Party and Progressive Party of Maldives were positive to my recommendations,” Umar Naseer told Minivan News today.


Former MDP MP sues state for MVR4.2 million for illegal jail term thumbnail

Former MDP MP sues state for MVR4.2 million for illegal jail term

“I am standing up for justice, and to a host of illegal administrative procedures and processes that have been used to harass me, deprive me of campaigning for my seat and physical harm for which I am now getting treatment,” Hamid said.


HRCM repeats calls for clean water at special needs centre thumbnail

HRCM repeats calls for clean water at special needs centre

The Human Rights Commission has called upon the government to implement immediate measures to resolve longstanding issues regarding the safety of water at the Maldives’ only mental health facility in Guraidhoo.


Defense Minister hands over 300 military housing units, pledges 300 more thumbnail

Defense Minister hands over 300 military housing units, pledges 300 more

Military housing and welfare is a top priority, Nazim said revealing plans to commercialise UTF naval base services and MNDF’s electrical and mechanical engineering services to generate welfare funds.


MDP MP Eva Abdulla raises concern over safety of MPs, journalist with IPU human rights committee thumbnail

MDP MP Eva Abdulla raises concern over safety of MPs, journalist with IPU human rights committee

The IPU were told about a lack of thorough investigations of recent cases, perpetrators not facing trial, the failure of law enforcement, and the creation of a culture of intimidation in the Maldives.


Government announces expenditure cuts to curb ballooning budget deficit thumbnail

Government announces expenditure cuts to curb ballooning budget deficit

The Finance Ministry has cut back on planned development projects and reduced recurrent expenditure by 20 percent while assuring that wages and allowances will not be affected.


MP’s police brutality hearing cancelled due to defendant’s absence thumbnail

MP’s police brutality hearing cancelled due to defendant’s absence

Today’s hearing on the case of assault against Mahchangolhi Uthuru MP Mariya Didi of the Maldivian Democratic Party has been cancelled due to the accused officer’s failure to attend court.


President Yameen’s administration has failed, contends Nasheed thumbnail

President Yameen’s administration has failed, contends Nasheed

If the ruling PPM’s concern over the recent arson attack on his party’s office in Addu City was genuine, the former president said he feared a “third hand” could overthrow President Abdulla Yameen’s administration.


MDP office in Addu City torched after masked men attack rally thumbnail

MDP office in Addu City torched after masked men attack rally

A group of masked men wielding wooden planks and rocks attacked participants of an MDP rally held at the harbour area of the Feydhoo ward earlier in the evening.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories