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Maldives: Attackers remain at large as blogger is released

Headline Title:  Maldives must investigate blogger attack 10 January 2012 A Maldivian blogger who was attacked and detained after organizing a protest calling for religious tolerance has been released after almost four weeks in detention, while his attackers remain at large. Ismail Khilath Rasheed was assaulted by about 10 men opposing a peaceful demonstration he had organized in the capital, Malé, on 10 December. He sustained a skull fracture after being hit with stones, but was then arrested by police a few days later. “While the release of Ismail Khilath Rasheed is a welcome development,…

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