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· March, 2009

Stories about Maldives from March, 2009

Maldives: Petition And Democracy

The Maldives government is facing a growing number of petitions protesting various things. Abdullah Waheed asks some pertinent questions.

Maldives: Free Speech Under Threat

In early March Mohamed Nasheed, the new President of the Maldives, met with Frank La Rue, United Nations Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Opinion and Expression. In the meeting Nasheed...

Maldives: Dissident And Anti-Islamic Sites Blocked

Several dissident and alleged anti-Islamic websites were filtered recently in Maldives. The Ministry of Islamic Affairs ordered the Telecommunication Authority of Maldives (TAM) to block access to those websites. Maldives...

Jamaica, Dominica: Carbon Neutral?

The President of the Maldives plans to make the territory carbon neutral in 10 years; Jamaica Salt sees similarities between the islands and is “looking around for environmental action in...

Maldives: Video Games And Violence

Abdullah Waheed informs that there could be at least 3000 video games sold per day in Maldives capital Male. The blogger wonders whether there is a link between the increasing...

Maldives: Is Democracy The Best Option?

Abdullah Waheed raises some issues and questions whether democracy is the best choice for Maldives.

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