Tag: Democracy

This Week in Maldives: March 12

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This Week in Maldives: March 12

Because unforeseen London romances and new beginnings have ruined everything, this week the regime deals with social media activists, a Sun Online journalist has never viewed pornography, a Saudi tyrant’s impending visit disrupts citizens’ lives, and a Yameen finally brings in some foreign investment for the first time. These are short takes on the headlines of […]

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This Week in Maldives: January 22

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This Week in Maldives: January 22

Because Trump is President and we all owe Riyaz Rasheed an apology; this week: Shainee woos investors with jokes, Gayoom literally can’t even, Dhiraagu has a special discount, and YAG’s heart grows three sizes. With love, of course.  These are short takes on the headlines of the week gone by. Trial begins for Maldivian man ‘who […]

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This Week in Maldives: January 15

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This Week in Maldives: January 15

Because, in hindsight, it should’ve been called The Weekly Panic; this week I look at Maumoon’s absent hard drive, Medam’s clean chit, Police buries the truth – and some useful advice about evil Sun worshippers.  These are short takes on the headlines of the week gone by. Couple in mysterious death buried To recap: A young couple in […]

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This Week in Maldives: January 8

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This Week in Maldives: January 8

Because you guys liked, RT’d and shared the hell out of the last edition, this week I focus on aqeeda-endangering textbooks, Dunya’s return to the dark side, and Muizzu engaged in a series of unfortunate Muizzed up things. These are short takes on the headlines of the week gone by. Dunya rejoins the regime Dunya […]

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This Week in Maldives: January 1

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This Week in Maldives: January 1

Because it is a New Year, including for those who aren’t celebrating (Thank you, Saudi Arabia), this week I look at a renamed airport, police raids on (victims of-) things, and YAG saving Islam in the Maldives yet again. These are short takes on the headlines of the week gone by. Ibrahim Nasir International Airport renamed […]

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This Week in Maldives: December 25

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This Week in Maldives: December 25

Because it is a Merry Christmas, but only to those who are celebrating, this week I focus on independent commissions, journalists sentencing and other Maldives things. These are short takes on the headlines of the week gone by. Suspects arrested for throwing chemicals on woman’s face A 50 year-old woman from the island of Lhaimagu […]

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This Week in Maldives: December 11

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This Week in Maldives: December 11

Because I finally could sleep, but now I feel old. This week I look at easily impressed youth, judicial colloquiums, another human rights day of holding posters, and setting the record straight on Shigella and Cholera. These are short takes on the headlines of the week gone by Gender Minister shares message to Persons with Disabilities. A surprisingly thoughtful […]

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This Week in Maldives: December 4

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This Week in Maldives: December 4

Because I couldn’t sleep all week – and breathing exercises and scented candles didn’t help – this week I look at the MUO, heavenly palaces, and self-righteous assholes with funny Arabic names on Facebook. These are short takes on the headlines of the week gone by. Central bank under fire for bailing out government with GMR payout […]

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This Week in Maldives: November 27

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This Week in Maldives: November 27

Because I’m home alone this week, setting up insane traps and hilarious pranks, and yet no intruders – not even Joe Pesci – turned up 🙁 This edition of This Week in Maldives looks at YAG’s trusty men in the courts and Parliament, and two very confused policemen.  These are short takes on the headlines of the […]

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This Week In Maldives: November 6

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This Week In Maldives: November 6

Because it was November 3 again, and evil-dictator Gayoom is fast becoming my favourite politician in town (and I can’t deal with this new reality), this week I look at the latest in PPM vs Lame PPM, and MNDF’s continuing celebration of the Indian army’s victory over Sri Lankan Tamil rebels.  These are short takes on the […]

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