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  • Maldivian jailed in Thailand for 14 months
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Campaigns, celebrations and a supposedly vehicle-free evening: Eid in Male’ thumbnail

Campaigns, celebrations and a supposedly vehicle-free evening: Eid in Male’

The Maldives celebrated Fitr Eid on Thursday, August 8 with Eid prayers at the Maafannu stadium, state organised parades, music shows, traditional games and vehicle-free streets.


Witnesses testify against chief suspect Humam in ongoing Afrasheem murder trial thumbnail

Witnesses testify against chief suspect Humam in ongoing Afrasheem murder trial

During the hearing of the trial, Humam also made several statements. He claimed that he was not mentally stable and that he wanted a psychologist to assess him before the trials proceeded.


Police search 1100 expatriate workers in hunt for rapist thumbnail

Police search 1100 expatriate workers in hunt for rapist

Police have searched more than 1100 expatriate workers in an ongoing hunt for a foreign national accused of raping a 19 year-old Maldivian girl in Hulhumale last weekend.


Maldives government terminates Nexbis agreement, gives 14 days to vacate thumbnail

Maldives government terminates Nexbis agreement, gives 14 days to vacate

The Maldives government has terminated its agreement with Malaysian security firm Nexbis to install and operate a border control system, giving it 14 days to vacate.


Four arrested on charges of raping and filming a minor thumbnail

Four arrested on charges of raping and filming a minor

The incident is the third rape to be reported in less than a week.


Met Office issues weather warning, advises against sea travel for next 24 hours thumbnail

Met Office issues weather warning, advises against sea travel for next 24 hours

The Maldives Department of Meteorology (Met Office) has issued a ‘yellow warning’ advising the public against travelling by sea where possible, due to concerns about adverse weather conditions expected across the country for at least the next 24 hours.


President Waheed hands flats to ‘top 50′ police, promises more thumbnail

President Waheed hands flats to ‘top 50′ police, promises more

MDP MP and Spokesperson Hamid Abdul Ghafoor said it was “very concerning” that police should be given flats exclusively, to the detriment of teachers, doctors and other civilians.


Fifteen year-old’s appeal of flogging sentence for fornication stalled in High Court thumbnail

Fifteen year-old’s appeal of flogging sentence for fornication stalled in High Court

The High Court confirmed to Minivan News that there had been no further hearings in the three months since, and no further hearings scheduled.


Comment: Heaven and hell thumbnail

Comment: Heaven and hell

There are thousands of Maldivians living good, generous, tolerant and positive lives today. I am privileged to know several such people. These people do not need to live claustrophobic, intolerant, self-centred lives to be good Muslims, writes Latheefa Ahmed Verrall.


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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories