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Maldives - Maldivian authorities urged not to gag media

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders deplores the harassment of journalists in Maldives, where a state of emergency was declared on 4 November, and warns against any attempt to gag broadcast and online media. Announced by President Abdulla Yameen just days before a major anti-government demonstration, the state of emergency follows months of political tension that was capped by a bombing and an attempted bombing in the capital, Male. During the days preceding the announcement, journalists were (...)

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