The Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) celebrated their eighth anniversary with thousands of people participating in last night’s rally, with spectators lining the streets of the capital.
The survey, the first of its kind to be conducted in the Maldives, also found an “overwhelming” 92 percent of Maldivians believe that laws and systems to protect women from sexual assault should be reformed.
The MDP said intended to head off potential confrontations with police and instead focus on local campaigning through the establishment of ‘jagaha’ (meeting halls) across the Maldives.
A police media official explained to Minivan News today that the MPS planned to assign all administrative work to civil staff and free up “uniformed police officers for operations.” The new police staff will cost the state MVR 426,300 (US$27,645) a month and MVR 5.1 million (US$330,739) a year.
Police alleged that on May 14 the group entered the island school of Kumundhoo and assaulted the teacher while he was inside a classroom teaching.
It is unacceptable for us to think that we can ignore the drug problem and it will just go away. Our focus needs to shift from simply strengthening treatment to implementing a strong evidence-based prevention strategy, writes drugs rehabilitation NGO Journey.
Police have arrested a 30 year-old Bangladeshi national in connection the discovery of a large quantity of illegal narcotics stashed inside a restaurant on Thinadhoo in Gaafu Dhaalu Atoll.
The Maldives will be automatically downgraded to tier 3 in next year’s US State Department’s Human Trafficking report without substantial action.
The group was “actively trying to incite violence”, claimed MDP Spokesperson and MP Hamid Abdul Ghafoor. “We suspect the [rival parties] paid the children.”