Out of the 20 cases, 12 cases concerned police brutality during the crackdown on protests and during the events that unfolded, while eight concerned issuance of unlawful orders, obeying unlawful orders and officers failing to comply with the law while on duty, said the PIC.
“So far I have not received confirmation. There is speculation, but these are rumors only, I cannot confirm,” GIP Spokesperson Abbas Adil Riza told Minivan News today (June 4).
“The fact that the state is a transitional democracy, with only emergent institutions of horizontal and vertical accountability, has posed significant challenges to climate change governance. The lack of a legislative framework for the sector also exacerbates the situation,” states a leaked Transparency Maldives Climate Governance Integrity Mapping of Climate Finance draft report.
With 100 days to the election, Aishath Velezinee ponders US interest in the Maldives and a possible surprise manifesto from President Dr Mohamed Waheed.
“Am I being punished for coming out and speaking the truth? What is so wrong about reiterating the same facts that are being highlighted by several respected international authorities on the same issue?” Fahmy questioned.
The motion, filed by MDP MP Imthiyaz ‘Inthi’ Fahmy, was debated during the parliamentary session held on Monday. The motion was passed by 23 out of 34 members present during the session, while nine members voted against it.
Inmates in Maafushi Prison have petitioned President Dr Waheed over poor conditions inside the biggest prison in the Maldives.
MP for Feydhoo Alhan Fahmy has rejoined the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), reversing [his move to Gasim Ibrahim’s Jumhoree Party (JP) in June 2012.
A police officer has testified against a fellow officer, Ibrahim Faisal, who is currently being charged for attacking former opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) Chairperson and MP Mariya Ahmed Didi on February 8, 2012. On February 7, 2012, the continuous anti-government protest led by then-opposition political parties and religious scholars following the controversial detention of [...]