“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HRCM denies the accusation made by Education Ministry saying that the UPR was written up based on an outdated report.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.
Finding justice for Dr Afraheem Ali and Ahmed Rilwan is vital if the Maldives is to move towards a new moral order able to handle the country’s current religious fragmentation, writes Azim Zahir.
“HRCM observed during dispersal of demonstrations [police] used disproportionate force which was at times discriminatory towards political parties, excessive and disproportionate use of pepper spray at protestors,” reads the report.
“Conservative beliefs that promote women as inferior to men are being spread at an alarming level. Many women believe that their role in society is to be submissive wives and in raising children. There are roughly 400 children being withheld from attending school by their parents due to religious beliefs,” the report stated.