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News from May 2012

Former president returns from meeting of International Democrat Union in New Zealand

Former president returns from meeting of International Democrat Union in New Zealand thumbnail

Former President Mohamed Nasheed has arrived back in the Maldives after attending a meeting of the International Democrat Union (IDU) in Wellington, New Zealand.


Maldivian cultural dances to be held at Expo 2012, South Korea

Maldivian cultural dances to be held at Expo 2012, South Korea thumbnail

An estimated 10 million people from around the world are expected to visit the three-month Expo held in South Korea’s coastal city of Yeosu.


Civil Court intervenes to stop dismantling of Usfasgandu

Civil Court intervenes to stop dismantling of Usfasgandu thumbnail

Security forces last night began the dismantling the ousted Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)’s camp at Usfasgandu in Male’, shortly before being ordered to halt by the Civil Court after the MDP challenged the legality of the operation.


No nominee agreed for Commission of National Inquiry, clarifies Commonwealth

No nominee agreed for Commission of National Inquiry, clarifies Commonwealth thumbnail

MDP issues statement expressing “disappointment and concern” over leak that led to government yesterday declaring its acceptance of a candidate for the Commission of National Inquiry, while government claims Nasheed “showing contempt for CNI”.


Maldives to intensify Asian and Middle East tourism promotion: TTG Asia

Maldives to intensify Asian and Middle East tourism promotion: TTG Asia thumbnail

The Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Corporation (MMPRC) is set to step up marketing efforts across Asia and the Middle East to try and capitalise on recent arrival numbers from similar emerging markets.


Fresh protests erupt after police dismantle MDP camp at Usfasgandu

Fresh protests erupt after police dismantle MDP camp at Usfasgandu thumbnail

56 people were arrested in a series of violent crackdowns on Tuesday, following the police closure of the MDP’s protest camp at Usfasgandu after the discovery of a packet of condoms.


Body of murdered 16 year-old discovered in park

Body of murdered 16 year-old discovered in park thumbnail

Police said it was too early to say whether the boy was victim of a gang attack or an incident related to yesterday’s political unrest.


Didi and Fahmy allegedly poised to reprise MDP leadership roles in JP

Didi and Fahmy allegedly poised to reprise MDP leadership roles in JP thumbnail

Reports that deposed MDP President and Vice President, Dr Ibrahim Didi and Alhan Fahmy, will soon re-emerge in similar roles with the Jumhooree Party.


Comment: To serve and protect dictators

Comment: To serve and protect dictators thumbnail

Waheed has shown no inclination to quit his stalling tactics, keep his erring ministers in check, ensure justice is served to the criminals in uniform, or stop his posturing against international bodies like the CMAG, or actually let the public have their say as a way out of the crisis, writes Yameen Rasheed.




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Torture victims in the Maldives tell their stories