Maldives

Human Rights in République des Maldives

Amnesty International  Report 2013


The 2013 Annual Report on
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Amnesty International welcomes Maldives government's ...
6 March 2013

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. PUBLIC STATEMENT. Index: ASA 29/003/2013. 6 March 2013. Amnesty International welcomes ...

Public Statement       ASA 29/003/2013

Amnesty International | Maldives: Former President's arrest “ ...
5 March 2013

The arrest of former President Mohamed Nasheed is an example of selective justice from the Maldives authorities and highlights their failure to investigate ...

Press Release      

Maldives: Rape survivor found guilty of “fornication"
28 February 2013

A 15-year-old survivor of rape is at risk of house arrest and flogging in the Maldives, where she was found guilty of “fornication” by a juvenile court, and ...

Urgent Action       ASA 29/001/2013

Amnesty International | Maldives: Girl sexually abused should ...
8 January 2013

The charges of “fornication” against a 15-year old girl in Maldives, who there is strong reason to believe was raped by her step-father, is outrageous, ...

Press Release      

Amnesty International | Maldives: Police violence as ex ...
8 October 2012

Police in the Maldives used excessive force when arresting former President Mohamad Nasheed on Monday, said Amnesty International.

Press Release      

Amnesty International | Maldives MP stabbed to death
2 October 2012

Dr Afrasheem Ali was stabbed to death outside his home in the capital, Malé, early in the morning of Tuesday 2 October. Circumstances around the killing ...

Press Release      

Gambia: Halt further executions and establish an official ...
11 September 2012

In this oral statement, Amnesty International calls on the government of The Gambia, to halt any further executions, and to, immediately and publicly, ...

Document       IOR 41/027/2012

Maldives: Report exposes violent repression of opposition ...
5 September 2012

Maldivian security forces have continued to commit serious human rights violations since the transfer of presidential power in February.

Story      

The Maldives: A real danger that recent progress in respect for ...
5 September 2012

To many, the Maldives are a paradise on earth attracting hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. However a pattern of police and military violence ...

Public Statement       ASA 29/006/2012

Maldives: The other side of paradise: A human rights crisis in ...
5 September 2012

To many, the Maldives are a paradise on earth attracting hundreds of thousands of tourists every year. But a campaign of violent repression this year ...

Report       ASA 29/005/2012