The Supreme Court has enacted new regulations on enforcing flogging sentences, specifying conditions and criteria for meting out the Islamic Sharia punishment.
“There is no prison in the world from which someone or the other has not escaped from. The strength of a prison system is in how quickly we recapture escapees and return them to their cells,” Naseer told TVM.
“This is just the first donation of a US$4 million full amount from the Saudi Prince. We are told that we would receive the rest of the amount as construction of the mosques goes forward,” Dr Mohamed Shaheem Ali Saeed told Minivan News.
The Ministry of Law and Gender has stated that it is currently working on providing clean water to the Centre for People with Special Needs based in Guraidhoo through the local water supply plant.
Participants will be taught a wide variety of skills such as sewing and carpet weaving which will enable them to reintegrate into society, explained Society for Woman Against Drugs Chairperson Fathimath Afiya.
The Human Rights Commission has called upon the government to implement immediate measures to resolve longstanding issues regarding the safety of water at the Maldives’ only mental health facility in Guraidhoo.
The government has announced that all arrivals from Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone will be denied on-arrival visas. Third country nationals will also be denied entry until 21 days after visiting these countries.
“I like being able to come overseas and help out other people and see how they live,” said Petty Officer Daniel Cornede. “Especially when it comes to cleaning up the beach, because I come from Hawaii, and this is how I was raised to pick up trash off the beach.”
“From what little we’ve heard so far it is highly likely that Rilwan’s disappearance is a forced one. By telling it far and wide – even in distant places like Australia – we hope to ensure that more hear about Rilwan’s story and that such sad events are never repeated,” explained a member of the organising team.