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Maldives: Extremist Attacks Go Unpunished

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Maldivian police secure area following a blast targeting former President Mohamed Nasheed, Malé, Maldives, May 6, 2021. © 2021 AP Photo/Mohamed Sharuhaan The Maldives [TH1] authorities during 2021 failed to adequately address threats and violence by extremist Islamist groups against politicians, journalists, and activists, Human Rights Watch said today in its World Report 2022. Despite some advances in media freedom under President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the government threatened to impose new restrictions and employed abusive laws limiting freedom of assembly to…

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