Amid widespread reports of resorts and safari boats dumping garbage into the ocean, government and private parties squabble over taking responsibility.
Local NGO Advocating the Rights of Children told Minivan News today that provisions in the the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and its Optional Protocols had not been fully adopted by the state into domestic legislation
The Criminal Court today commenced the first hearing in the trail of Ahmed Shan, the second suspect to be arrested in connection to the murder of Religious Scholar and MP Dr Afrasheem Ali.
Yesterday’s march, which organisers claimed had no political backing, was said to have been established by a group of young calling for Sharia to be fully implemented to protect the Maldives from “calamities” that it was presently facing, according to local media.
The Civil Court had previously ruled that it could not hear a case filed by the ACC requesting termination of an agreement signed with Malaysian security provider Nexbis to set up a border control system.
The Hithadhoo Magistrate Court has ruled that the two suspects arrested in connection with the attack on Addu City Mayor Abdulla Sadiq were innocent.
The office of President Waheed today dismissed allegations it had sided with extremists since last year’s controversial transfer of power, calling on Nasheed to engage “professionally” with the government.
A group of people Yesterday (April 16) stormed the home of Maleesha Hajj Group owner Ismail Abdul Latheef and demanded to see him over allegations he fraudulently collected funds from Maldivians who wanted to go to Hajj last year.
Police said evidence uncovered during investigations implicated two suspects; Ahmed Vishan, 22, M. Carinlight Northside, and Hassan Raihan, 19, G. Fehima.