JJ Robinson

Paradise Lost

Reporting the dark side of the Maldives.

Jun 17, 2014

The men who would be king

Abdulla Yameen’s narrow win over Mohamed Nasheed in the 2013 Maldives election was greeted with scant celebration, both on the streets of Male and in the victor’s camp.

Dec 06, 2013

Pictures in Paradise

Entertainment in the Maldives

Sep 15, 2013

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