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· May, 2009

Stories about Maldives from May, 2009

Maldives: Controversy Regarding Presidential Arrest Warrant

Mohamed Nasheed discusses the recent decision by the President of Maldives to arrest certain politicians in the country. Some Maldivians were disappointed by this decision and there are unconfirmed reports...

Maldives: The First Free Parliamentary Election

The Maldives has witnessed significant political changes in the last five years: introduction of political parties in 2005; ratification of an amended constitution in August 2008; and the first multi-party...

Maldives: Lessons From Election Results

Abdullah Waheed lists some points showing voter preferences and their vision of the future role of the Majlis (parliament) which have emerged through the preliminary results of the parliamentary elections...

Maldives: Surprise Results

According to the provisional results of the recently concluded parliamentary elections the opposition party DRP won 2 seats more than the ruling MDP. Mohamed Bushry calculates how the MDP can...

Maldives: Parliamentary Elections

The first multiparty legislative elections of Maldives have ended and “the party of the Maldives’ dissident-turned-president has likely won the most seats in the country's first multiparty legislative elections, but...

Maldives: Destruction Of Tombstones

Abdullah Waheed condemns the vandalizing of historic tombstones in Maldives and reports: “a large number of tombstones in Koagannu were vandalized in the recent past based on a superstition that...

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