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Maldives: Report exposes violent repression of opposition supporters

Headline Title:  Maldives: Report exposes violent repression of opposition supporters 05 September 2012 Maldivian security forces have continued to commit serious human rights violations since the transfer of presidential power in the Indian Ocean chain of islands on 7 February this year, Amnesty International said in a new report today. In stark contrast to the Maldives’ reputation as a tourist’s paradise, the report documents targeted attacks on opposition supporters as well as bystanders at demonstrations. “Police have carried out beatings, arbitrary detentions, attacks on the injured…

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