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Maldives: Pandemic Response Exposes Inequities, Abuse

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Security personnel patrol an accommodation block where Bangladeshi migrant workers are being quarantined after Covid-19 cases were found in the area, Malé, Maldives, May 9, 2020. © 2020 Ahmed Shurau/AFP via Getty Images (New York) – The Maldives authorities responded to the Covid-19 pandemic by cracking down on peaceful protests and compounding threats to migrant workers and other vulnerable groups, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2021. President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih promised after taking office in 2018 to restore rights eroded by longstanding…

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