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  • Lawyer of Shifan murder suspect says witness statements contradictory
Independent Commission’s Committee sends CSC Chair’s harassment case to parliament to approve his dismissal thumbnail

Independent Commission’s Committee sends CSC Chair’s harassment case to parliament to approve his dismissal

Independent Commission’s Committee gave Fahmy 14 days to resign after investigating the matter, however he then informed the committee that he would not resign.


Parliament orders Elections Commission to drop fingerprint verification for party membership forms thumbnail

Parliament orders Elections Commission to drop fingerprint verification for party membership forms

“The problem that exists right now is that there is a lot of fraudulent membership within political parties. Often, people are not aware they have been signed up,” warned the Maldivian Democracy Network, in response to the move.


Global trade union claims President’s Office still failing to address port workers’ rights abuses thumbnail

Global trade union claims President’s Office still failing to address port workers’ rights abuses

The International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) has accused President Mohamed Waheed Hassan of failing to respond to ongoing concerns it has over certain rights violations of workers employed at the state-owned Maldives Ports Limited.


Parliament rejects motion to delay recess until bills passed on criminal justice proceedure thumbnail

Parliament rejects motion to delay recess until bills passed on criminal justice proceedure

MPs have voted to reject a resolution submitted by Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) MP Ahmed Mahlouf to delay parliament’s recess until necessary bills on criminal justice procedure have been passed.


Allegedly fraudulent head of Maleesha Hajj Group in Malaysia, reveal police thumbnail

Allegedly fraudulent head of Maleesha Hajj Group in Malaysia, reveal police

Superintendent of Police Mohamed Riyaz has told parliament’s Government Oversight Committee that police have received reports that the Head of Maleesha Hajj Group, Ismail Abdul Latheef is in Malaysia.


Addu airport stake sold to Champa Afeef’s Kasa Holdings thumbnail

Addu airport stake sold to Champa Afeef’s Kasa Holdings

The agreement was signed in spite of a public threat by Jumhoree Party (JP) Leader and MP for Alif Dhaal Maamigili MP, Gasim Ibrahim, that STO MD Shahid Ali would be sacked from his post if the sale went through.


Auditor General, ACC Chair dismiss Attorney General’s delay allegations over GMR issue thumbnail

Auditor General, ACC Chair dismiss Attorney General’s delay allegations over GMR issue

ACC Chair Hassan Luthfy told newspaper Haveeru yesterday that he did not believe that the government was awaiting the completion of the ACC investigation to take action.


Former President Nasheed denounces DQP’s economic criticism of GMR contract thumbnail

Former President Nasheed denounces DQP’s economic criticism of GMR contract

“I am inclined to think that these people who have written this book must have studied their mathematics in an opium field in Afghanistan’s Kandahar,” suggested the former President.


“Waves of secularism”: President warns of undue foreign influence thumbnail

“Waves of secularism”: President warns of undue foreign influence

Foreign parties are attempting to exert undue influence over the Maldives, secularise the country and exercise power over its people, President Dr Mohamed Waheed Hassan Manik has warned.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories