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News in Brief

  • EU concerned at gang violence and religious intolerance in Maldives
  • Mosques to be brought under Islamic ministry on November 1
  • Terrorism trials on February 8 arson in Addu City postponed
Maldives’ human rights developments “disturbing”, says Canadian foreign minister thumbnail

Maldives’ human rights developments “disturbing”, says Canadian foreign minister

“The likely kidnapping of a leading local journalist and threats and attacks against other journalists, politicians and activists are particularly disturbing,” said John Baird.


Nigerian quarantined in Hulhumalé has no symptoms of Ebola, assures health ministry thumbnail

Nigerian quarantined in Hulhumalé has no symptoms of Ebola, assures health ministry

A Nigerian tourist placed in a quarantine facility at the Hulhumalé hospital does not have a fever, an epidemiologist at the Health Protection Agency explained, and could not be considered a suspected Ebola case.


Individuals named in MDN commissioned investigation file complaints thumbnail

Individuals named in MDN commissioned investigation file complaints

Police have confirmed that individuals named in a private investigation into the disappearance of Minivan News journalist Ahmed Rilwan have filed complaints, alleging fear for personal safety after receiving threats. Rilwan’s friends and colleagues also reported online harassment and threats.


Nasheed accuses Adhaalath leaders of radicalising youth thumbnail

Nasheed accuses Adhaalath leaders of radicalising youth

“Don’t do this to our youth. Don’t make them do all these vile deeds after picking them out individually and leading them astray,” the opposition leader said at a Maldivian Democratic Party rally in Malé last night.


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HRCM denies the accusation made by Education Ministry saying that the UPR was written up based on an outdated report.


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.


Asian Games 2014 kicks off with the biggest ever Maldivian team thumbnail

Asian Games 2014 kicks off with the biggest ever Maldivian team

Maldives contingent of more than two hundred athletes compete with world class athletes at the 2014 Asian Games held at Incheon, South Korea.


MP death threats too frequent to report to public: MDP spokesman thumbnail

MP death threats too frequent to report to public: MDP spokesman

Imthiyaz Fahmy has revealed that death threats received by his party’s MPs have become so commonplace that they had stopped publicising them all. “We live in fear,” said the Maafannu North MP.


Teachers Association calls an indefinite strike on Tuesday thumbnail

Teachers Association calls an indefinite strike on Tuesday

“Once we strike, there is no turning back. The options are death or success. God willing, we will only stop once we have achieved success,” TAM president Athif Abdul Hakeem said at the meeting.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories