Stories about Maldives from December, 2010
The blog of 919, a nonviolent and peaceful democracy movement in the Maldives, calls to join the protests against the bill passed recently by the Maldives parliament to increase the benefits and allowances of the members of parliament.
Photoblog //Sub/Corpus Photos posts a picture of “the Tsunami Monument, perhaps one the most photographed structure in Malé, built in memory of the Maldivians who lost their lives in the Indian Ocean Tsunami, December 26th, 2004″.
You cannot leave South Asia region out of the picture as with nearly twenty three percent of the world's population, events in this region exert an enormous impact on the international system. Global Voices covered some of these events from a citizen media perspective. Let us review the popular posts of 2010 in this region.
Hassan Ziayu describes the unfortunate course of events that followed the resignation of the whole cabinet of Maldives at the same time on 29th of June, 2010.
Hassan Ziayu is worried about the presence of Somali pirate ships in the waters of Maldives and comments: “Maldives is not capable of protecting its waters and its waters are open for people who are looking for mischief”.