SAHR condemns attack on female MP by a fellow male MP inside the Maldives’ Parliament


South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, condemns the attack on the Maldivian Democratic Party’s Deputy Leader Rozaina Adam. The Member of Parliament (MP) was reportedly attacked by the Majority Leader in the Maldives Parliament during the parliamentary session on 24 February 2016. SAHR…

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SAHR condemns treatment of former Human Rights Ambassador, Mohamed Latheef, by Maldivian Police

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR) condemns Thursday’s arrest and treatment of Mohamed Latheef. Mr Latheef, a former Human Rights Ambassador for the Maldives and co-founder of the Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP), was mistreated and unnecessarily detained by police who kicked him with their boots, and forced him to sit…

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