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  • Nasheed asks for complete sentence overturn

    Nasheed asks for complete sentence overturn

    Former President Mohamed Nasheed has extended his appeal with the Prosecutor General (PG), thus asking for a complete overturn of his 13 year jail sentence.

    July 30, 2015
  • Sharma concerned over membership withdrawal

    Sharma concerned over membership withdrawal

    The Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma has on Wednesday said that the organization wishes the Maldives to remain a member.

    July 30, 2015
  • 'Nasheed appeal will not hinder talks'

    'Nasheed appeal will not hinder talks'

    The Prosecutor General (PG)’s decision to appeal former President Mohamed Nasheed’s sentence will not hinder talks between the government and opposition parties, claimed Ibrahim Muaz, spokesperson at the President’s Office.

    July 25, 2015
  • Committee passes land ownership bill

    Committee passes land ownership bill

    An 11-member parliamentary committee has on Tuesday passed a bill stating that foreign Investors who reclaim land in the Maldives and spend over USD 1 billion on it have the right to privately own part of said land.

    July 22, 2015
  • MPs divided over Commonwealth withdrawal

    MPs divided over Commonwealth withdrawal

    Some Commonwealth nations are hostile towards the Maldives in that they explicitly take action to penalize it, said Ahmed Nihan, the ruling Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM)’s parliamentary group leader.

    July 20, 2015
  • Commonwealth withdrawal reaches parliament

    Commonwealth withdrawal reaches parliament

    The President’s proposition to withdraw Maldives’ membership with the Commonwealth has been on Monday submitted to the parliament.

    July 20, 2015
  • Gov't ready to pardon to political prisoners

    Gov't ready to pardon to political prisoners

    The government is ready to lighten sentences against politicians and will propose a set plan to achieve this in the next discussion, said the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) parliamentary group leader Mohamed Solih.

    July 06, 2015
  • 'No set plans to penalize Maldives'

    'No set plans to penalize Maldives'

    No international organization or government has yet discussed taking action against the Maldives, but do consider it an option, the United Kingdom has said.

    July 02, 2015
  • Jameel says motion is a 'constitutional coup'

    Jameel says motion is a 'constitutional coup'

    Vice President Mohamed Jameel Ahmed has, on Wednesday, described the efforts to remove him from office as a constitutional coup d’état and called on the help of international actors.

    July 01, 2015
  • Motion against Jameel receives 61 votes

    Motion against Jameel receives 61 votes

    The no-confidence motion against Vice President Mohamed Jameel Ahmed has been proposed in parliament on Tuesday with the support of 61 MPs.

    June 30, 2015
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