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Alidhoo Resort sacks 12 staff members following strike over unpaid salaries

The Tourism Employees Association of Maldives (TEAM) has condemned a decision made by Alidhoo Resort to sack 12 staff members following a strike over unpaid salaries held last week. On Thursday July 21 Maldivian staff working at the resort in … Continue reading

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Alidhoo resort staff on strike over unpaid wages

Maldivian staff working at Alidhoo Resort in Haa Alifu Atoll have declared themselves on strike claiming that the management of the resort had not paid them salary for last month. The resort is operated by Yacht Tours, owned by local … Continue reading

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Dhoonidhoo inmates on hunger strike

Inmates at Dhoonidhoo Police Custodial have declared themselves on hunger strike, a person familiar with the matter told Minivan News. ‘’All inmates detained in Dhoonidhoo Police Custodial, except for foreigners, have declared themselves on hunger strike,’’ the source said on … Continue reading

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Maldives Braces for More Anti-Government Protests

The Maldives is bracing for an escalation of protests Friday, after a week of nightly clashes between anti-government protesters and police.  Protesters say the movement is fueled by frustration over economic mismanagement and high commodity prices. Police say five nights … Continue reading

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Fourth night of protests in Maldives

Anti-government protesters took to the streets of the Maldives for a fourth night on Tuesday, as police baton-charged demonstrators and arrested a senior opposition activist, eyewitnesses said. In this picture taken late on May 2, people clash with riot police … Continue reading

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Shops vandalised, police station damaged in third night of violent protests

A third night of violent protests in Male’ ended around 4:00am this morning after the windowpanes of a police station were smashed, shops vandalised and fires started across the city. Police used tear gas to disperse a crowd gathered at … Continue reading

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Petrol bombs found in mosque during second night of anti-government protests

A second night of violent protests in the capital city ended with the arrest of several demonstrators after petrol bombs were thrown at police in the early hours of this morning. Protesters gathered last night near the Tsunami Monument in … Continue reading

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Inmates start fire after imprisoned inside shipping container

An inmate brought to Male’ for medical treatment started a fire inside a shipping container in Male’ Prison where he was temporarily kept. State Home Minister Ahmed Adhil said the inmate was kept inside a container made to keep prisoners. … Continue reading

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