Stories about Maldives from November, 2009
Dipen Bhattacharya at Mukto Mona criticizes the rituals of sacrifices – be it during Kali Puja for Hindus or Eid-ul-Adha sacrifices for Muslims. “Man might need to eat meat, but mass murder of helpless animals using brutal methods cannot be considered self-sacrifice,” he opines.
Mohamed Nasheed discusses the complications arising out of the existing child marriages and sexual abuse laws in Maldives.
Jadulla Jameel at Madulu Blog comments: “In Maldivian society, as in rest of the world we need more tolerance and respect towards each other. Then and only then, we will be able coexist peacefully in the present and in future.”
Codexero dicusses about girl slavery in Maldives.
Photo Blogger Ahmed Zahid posts some pictures depicting the easy going lifestyles of the islands of Maldives which are under threat from the sea level rise.