A government spokesperson today declined to speculate on the reason for reappointing the role of acting gender minister, stating only that there was “not much time” and limited resources at the government’s disposal to “get its house in order”.
The government and security services denied requesting Facebook to take down the MDP-aligned youth-run activism page.
The case is at a stand still as the court awaits responses from the parents of the deceased, regarding the preferred form of punishment for the accused, despite the family claiming to sent these multiple times.
In the battle for international media attention, an image speaks a thousands words – so long as it is the right image, writes Neil Merrett, of covering the protests in the aftermath of Nasheed’s arrest.
Former President Mohamed Nasheed has been arrested by police ahead of his trial hearing at Hulhumale’ Magistrate Court, scheduled for 4:00pm tomorrow (March 6).
Police have returned seven underage girls who escaped from the Villi-Male’ orphanage ‘Kudakudhinge Hiya’.
Lack of government support has caused a “crisis situation” for Care Society, the only institution providing schooling for a diversity of special needs individuals of any age and type of disability.
The Criminal Court has sentenced 22 year-old Ibrahim Shahum Adam to 25 years imprisonment after the court found him guilty of terrorism.
With civil society, industry bodies and international experts continuing to raise concerns about the treatment and number of unregistered foreign workers in the Maldives in recent years, the country has come under increasing pressure to curb people trafficking.