Rilwan killed by Maldives group linked to al-Qaeda, presidential commission reveals

  Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla was abducted and killed five years ago by a local extremist group linked to al-Qaeda, the presidential commission on deaths and disappearances has concluded, confirming long-held suspicions about the involvement of radicalised gangs and a cover-up by the former administration. The Maldives Independent journalist was murdered at sea in the early hours…

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