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Maldives: Bring to justice those behind abductions, death threats and violence

, Index number: ASA 29/002/2014

The Maldives police must intensify efforts to find those responsible for death threats, abductions and violent attacks against journalists, politicians and civil society activists in recent months, and bring them to justice. The death threats and attacks are allegedly the work of vigilante groups who want to stop people making comments critical of Islam.

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