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Criminal Court decides that police incarceration of Ghassan Maumoon was illegal
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Criminal Court of the Maldives has decided moments ago that Ghassan Maumoon, the son of former President Maumoon Abdul Qayyoom, was incarcerated by the Maldives Police Services this morning illegally. The Criminal Court thus ordered the Maldives Police Services to immediately release him from
Opposition MP Ilham injured during a Majlis Committee meeting
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Ilham Ahmed, opposition Member of Parliament and a prominent leader of the prospective Progressive Party of the Maldives (PPM), and former Deputy Leader of the main opposition Divehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) was injured today during a meeting of the Committee on Economic Affairs of the People’s
Dr. Aminath Jameel made recipient of an award by the Royal Family of Thailand
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The Maldives’ Health Minister Aminath Jameel has been made recipient of the Princess Srinagarindra Award for the year 2011. The award is in recognition for her significant contribution in health service relating to nursing and midwifery profession in the Maldives. According to Pattayamail, a
The protests run by MDP were aimed to
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Adhaalath Party has said that the Party believes that the main aim of the mishaps created by MDP to undermine the Judiciary was to undermine the Islamic Shari’ah law in Maldives and to introduce Common Law policies and to employee foreign judges into the Judiciary of Maldives. A press
Kulhudhufushi Council President Jamsheed resigns
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Haa Dhaalu Council President Jamsheed Mohamed has resigned from his post. The Council’s Vice President, Farooq Mohamed today said that a letter has been sent in the morning to the Commission declaring that Jamsheed had resigned from his post of the Council President. He also said that the
Today Maldives is displaying similar signs to that of failed countries: DRP
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DRP’s Deputy Leader, Ibrahim Shareef has said that today, Maldives is showing the similar signs of a failed countries just like Rwanda and Uganda where both the countries governments ended up in failure. Speaking at a News Conference given in DRP Office, Shareef told journalists that today we
Ghassan uses right to remain silent regarding some questions put forth by Police
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Speaking after coming out of the Police Headquarters where he was summoned today, Former President, Maumoon Abdul Qayoom’s son, Ghassan Maumoon said that had used his right to remain silent, regarding some questions put forth by the police. Ghassan revealed that the police had summoned him, to
Landscaping of Addu Convention will be completed within 2 days
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MNDF co-of engineers revealed that within two days, they would be able to complete the task of landscaping the area surrounding the Addu Convention where the 17th SAARC Summit is to be held on the coming November. MNDF stated that according the Co of engineers, 99 percent of the landscaping has
Mujthaaz titled Justice Retired
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Mujthaaz Fahmy has been titled Justice Retired. The special prestigious title, awarded by the Judiciary, was awarded to Mujthaaz Fahmy (Mujey) at a ceremony held in the Supreme Court last night. At a moment, where the Judiciary is been criticized heavily, Mujthaaz received his title, and
Justice can only be established by getting rid of
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Ibrahim “Ibraa” Ismail, Special Advisor to the President, has said that there is no justice in the Maldives and that justice can only be established by getting rid of “the seven lunatics”, in an obvious reference to the seven Justices of the Supreme Court of the Maldives. Speaking in a
DRP criticizes the government for undermining the dignity of Judiciary
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Ahmed Tasmin Ali, Leader of main opposition Divehi Rayyithunge Party (DRP) has accused the government of trying to undermine the dignity of the Maldivian Judiciary. Tasmin said that the government is doing this because the courts did not let it and the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) to
MDP activists vandalize former President
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The protests conducted this evening by the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), supposedly to “reform the Maldivian Judiciary” was redirected towards the private residence of former President Maumoon Abdul Qayyoom as a vandalizing mob attack. The attacks caused harm to the house and
MDP National Council resolves to protest against the Judiciary
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National Council of the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) has resolved today to go out on protest against the Maldivian Judiciary, claiming that the Judiciary is not dispensing justice as it should be dispensed. A resolution to go on protests against the law courts of the Maldives was
Ali Waheed proposes to summon Chief Justice and Chief Judge of High Court to Majlis committee
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Thoddoo MP, Ali Waheed, has proposed to summon Chief Justice of Maldives and the Chief Judge of the High Court to the Committee on independent institutions in relation to the vacancy of the Kaashidhoo constituency seat due to the sentence imposed on the Kaashidhoo MP Abdul Hameed by the Criminal
Velezinee appointed as Deputy Home Minister
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Former Judicial Service Commission's (JSC) presidential member Aishath Velezinee has been appointed as the Deputy Minister for Home Affairs. According to the Home Ministry, due to Velezinee’s appointment, there will be currently two Deputy Ministers, in the Ministry. Home Ministry also
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