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  • MDP concerned over changes to legal appeal process
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  • Lithuanian tourist drowns near Hulhumalé
Ibthihaal’s mother remanded as nation mourns thumbnail

Ibthihaal’s mother remanded as nation mourns

Afiya Mohamed – aged 26-years-old – was arrested yesterday afternoon after having spent the previous 48 hours under police watch. Meanwhile, a protest march circled the capital Malé to raise awareness of child abuse.


Maldives’ human rights worsening, Amnesty tells UN thumbnail

Maldives’ human rights worsening, Amnesty tells UN

The report cites the “emergence of vigilante religious groups”, “fundamental flaws” within the judicial system, and the “feared abduction” of Minivan News journalist Ahmed Rilwan as evidence of receding human rights.


TAM President accuses Education Ministry of intimidation thumbnail

TAM President accuses Education Ministry of intimidation

After publicly accusing the government of breaking its pledges to increase the pay of teachers, Teachers Association of Maldives’ Athif Abdul Hakeem has accused the ministry of intimidation tactics.


State negligence investigated in death of Rakeedhoo child thumbnail

State negligence investigated in death of Rakeedhoo child

Both the PG’s Office and the Human Rights Commission have launched investigations into the incident, while the MDP has pledged to use the Majlis’ oversight functions to look into potential state failing in the death of three-year old Mohamed Ibthihaal.


Supreme Court has removed right of appeal, claim legal experts thumbnail

Supreme Court has removed right of appeal, claim legal experts

Legal experts have suggested that the court’s decision to reduce the time allowed to file appeals to 10 days will make it practically impossible for most people to secure their constitutional rights.


Economic Ministry stops issuing work permits to foreign photographers thumbnail

Economic Ministry stops issuing work permits to foreign photographers

Maldives Photographer’s Association President Mohamed Shafy says that the decision is a “huge accomplishment” for the association which has been working relentlessly towards providing more opportunity for local photographers.


Updated Hajj regulation will help prevent fraud: Deputy Islamic Minister thumbnail

Updated Hajj regulation will help prevent fraud: Deputy Islamic Minister

Muneeza told Minivan News that “major changes” to the existing Hajj regulations would make the whole pilgrimage process more transparent and accessible.


Government considering racing track in Hulhumalé, says Tourism Minister thumbnail

Government considering racing track in Hulhumalé, says Tourism Minister

“We are, however, trying to build a track that would last at least six years and one that can host international events,” said Adeeb at the closing ceremony of the ‘Motor Racing President’s Challenge 2015′ last night.


Opposition suggests inconsistent policies, while Islamic ministry lecture slams tourism promotion show thumbnail

Opposition suggests inconsistent policies, while Islamic ministry lecture slams tourism promotion show

MDP Chairperson Ali Waheed said the government’s internal divisions on religion were damaging the nation, while Sheikh Adam Shameem criticised the recent tourism promotion concerts in a lecture organised by the Islamic ministry


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories