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Maldives: Free Speech, Assembly Under Threat

Click to expand Image Foreign workers from Bangladesh gather in an alleyway of an accommodation block after being put under quarantine to contain the spread of Covid-19, May 9, 2020 in Male, Maldives.  © 2020 AHMED SHURAU/AFP via Getty Images (New York) – The Maldives government is enforcing restrictions on protests that violate fundamental rights, Human Rights Watch said today. New regulations also threaten civil society groups for supporting peaceful protests. Migrant workers who have gone unpaid for months since the outbreak of Covid-19 have protested their living and work conditions…

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