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· January, 2011

Stories about Maldives from January, 2011

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Maldives: In Solidarity with Egypt

  30 January 2011

The ongoing protests in Egypt have ‘electrified’ netziens in the Maldives. These uprisings have a special significance to the Maldivians as it brings back flashbacks of pro-democracy protests held only a few years ago to bring democracy to the Indian Ocean island nation.

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Maldives to Egypt: Can a Revolution be Censored?

  30 January 2011

When the Egyptian government decided to go for a total Internet shutdown of the country to curb the growing anti-government protests, people in the Maldives were reminded of 13 August, 2004, when the government of Maldives blocked Internet in the country following a massive pro-democracy demonstration.

India: Kashmir – Beyond the Troubled State

  28 January 2011

Maldivian blogger Hassan Ziyau recently visited Srinagar, the capital of Indian controlled Kashmir and blogged about the other side of Kashmir which often fails to capture the limelight.

Maldives: Wither Happiness?

  2 January 2011

Haumaldives explains how the Gross national Happiness of Maldivians remained stagnant for the past two years since Maldives under went the transition to democracy.

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