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  • 'Police threats will not break resolve'

    'Police threats will not break resolve'

    Opposition Chairperson Ali Waheed has responded to what he described as the police ‘infringing’ on their right to freedom of expression, saying that he would speak up no matter what.

    November 25, 2014
  • 'No. of Supreme Court judges must be reduced'

    'No. of Supreme Court judges must be reduced'

    Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has proposed that the number of judges at the Supreme Court be reduced from seven to five.

    November 24, 2014
  • Nasheed calls on South Korean president

    Nasheed calls on South Korean president

    Opposition leader and former President Mohamed Nasheed has on Friday called on the President of South Korea, Park Geun-hye.

    November 22, 2014
  • Opposition Secretary General Resigns

    Opposition Secretary General Resigns

    Aishath Shaazlee Shafeeq, the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)’s Secretary General has resigned, that party said on Tuesday.

    November 18, 2014
  • State budget 2015 – not a ‘pink budget’: MP

    State budget 2015 – not a ‘pink budget’: MP

    Ruling party – Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM) Parliamentary Group Leader, Vilimale’ MP Ahmed Nihan said on Tuesday that the Projected State Budget for 2015 was not a ‘pink budget’, but rather a budget for all people – regardless of political affiliations.

    November 18, 2014
  • 'Government turning a blind eye to radicals'

    'Government turning a blind eye to radicals'

    The government is neglecting to stop Maldivians who collude with international terrorist organisations, said opposition leader and former President Mohamed Nasheed.

    November 18, 2014
  • "Safety assurance needed for guesthouse bus."

    "Safety assurance needed for guesthouse bus."

    Former Maldivian President and opposition – Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) leader Mohamed Nasheed said on Monday that guesthouse businesses could be run only after police and defense forces were able to ensure safety and security of people and property.

    November 17, 2014
  • "Youngsters not gangsters, no gangs here"

    "Youngsters not gangsters, no gangs here"

    Majlis member for Vilimale, Ahmed Nihan Hussein Manik said Sunday night that there were no gangs operating in the country, and that the government would not stand to see youths gathered in street corners be labeled as “gangs.”

    November 17, 2014
  • 'Government has failed to deliver justice'

    'Government has failed to deliver justice'

    The Maldivian government has failed to find the culprits responsible for local journalist Ahmed Rilwan’s disappearance, his family said on Sunday.

    November 17, 2014
  • 'IS influence caused failure to find Rilwan'

    'IS influence caused failure to find Rilwan'

    Opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) leader Mohamed Nasheed has on Sunday stated that the Police's failure to find local missing journalist Ahmed Rilwan is because of the Islamic State (IS)'s influence in Maldivian politics

    November 16, 2014
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