Index on Censorship calls on the Maldivian authorities to step up their investigation and pursue the individuals behind the murders of the journalist Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla and blogger Yameen Rasheed.
After five years the president of the Maldives may be on his way out — but no one is celebrating yet.
For many tourists, the Maldives is a resort destinationin the Indian Ocean. But for journalist Zaheena Rasheed, this small island nation is home. At least, it was.
Silence is the oppressor’s friend. Harassing those who speak out against corruption and injustice – like this year’s Freedom of Expression Awards Fellows Maldives Independent
Since the Index on Censorship Awards, the 2017 fellows have been busy doing important work in their respective fields to further the cause of freedom of expression around the world
We call on the government to take all necessary measures to ensure that the perpetrators of this heinous crime are brought to justice
Thousands of miles separate the Maldives from Serbia, but Zaheena Rasheed and Stevan Dojcinovic describe similar attacks on press freedom at a panel discussion at London