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Politics

News in Brief

  • PPM MP Ibrahim Riza elected to represent Majlis on JSC
  • Majlis accepts two government-sponsored bills for further review
  • Parliament endorses nominees for four diplomatic posts
High Court to rule in appeal on Hulhumale’ court legitimacy thumbnail

High Court to rule in appeal on Hulhumale’ court legitimacy

The High Court is expected to rule Monday (February 4) on a Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) appeal against the Supreme Court’s decision to back the legitimacy of Hulhumale’ Magistrate Court.


EC schedules presidential elections for September 7, but warns of funding shortfall thumbnail

EC schedules presidential elections for September 7, but warns of funding shortfall

President of the Elections Commission (EC) Fuad Thaufeeq has warned the commission will be unable to hold a presidential election this year without sufficient funding.


No “definitive answer” from US delegation over government’s failure to act on CoNI recommendations: MDP thumbnail

No “definitive answer” from US delegation over government’s failure to act on CoNI recommendations: MDP

MDP Spokesman Hamid Abdul Ghafoor said the US delegation were unable to answer the issues raised by Nasheed, and that their interest was focused on the implementation of free and fair elections later this year.


Kun’burudhoo development hampered by bureaucracy, insufficient budget thumbnail

Kun’burudhoo development hampered by bureaucracy, insufficient budget

The council of the island of Kun’burudhoo in Alif Dhaal Atoll is struggling to meet its mandate of bringing development to its population of just over 500 people, a problem they say is increased due to insufficient annual budget.


Opposition condemns “arbitrary arrest” of 15 protesters during anti-government demonstration thumbnail

Opposition condemns “arbitrary arrest” of 15 protesters during anti-government demonstration

“There is absolutely no way to hold the police accountable,” said MDP MP Imthiyaz Fahmy, after police arrested 15 demonstrators on charges of ‘obstructing police duty’.


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Elections commission disbursing politcial party funds

Political parties will receive funds disbursed by the Elections Commission (EC) this week.


“Come and contest. This time, we will defeat you in a single round”: Nasheed challenges Gayoom thumbnail

“Come and contest. This time, we will defeat you in a single round”: Nasheed challenges Gayoom

““Gayoom creates rifts between Yameen and Ilyas, and then, in the name of peace making, takes the reigns himself. He has been doing this for ages, and will do so again. Come and contest. We will defeat you again. This time, we will defeat you in a single round,” Nasheed said, during Wednesday night’s rally next to Usfasgandu.


High Court brings forward Nasheed’s appeal case thumbnail

High Court brings forward Nasheed’s appeal case

Nasheed is being tried in the Hulhumale Magistrate Court for the controversial detention of Chief Judge of Criminal Court Judge Abdulla Mohamed in January 2012.


MDP accuses Home Minister of influencing former President’s trial thumbnail

MDP accuses Home Minister of influencing former President’s trial

“Crucial to conclude the case against Nasheed before the approaching presidential elections, in the interests of the nation and to maintain peace in it,” says Home Minister Dr Jameel.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories