“The likely kidnapping of a leading local journalist and threats and attacks against other journalists, politicians and activists are particularly disturbing,” said John Baird.
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.
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.
“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HRCM denies the accusation made by Education Ministry saying that the UPR was written up based on an outdated report.
“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.
Maldives contingent of more than two hundred athletes compete with world class athletes at the 2014 Asian Games held at Incheon, South Korea.
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.
“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.