Mushfiq Mohamed

Mushfiq Mohamed is a Maldivian lawyer, writer, and human rights activist. He is a contributor to Himal Briefs for the Maldives, writing in his personal capacity.

The islands of ideologies

In the Maldives, hardline Islamists operate with impunity.

Aug 23, 2022

Reclaiming Addu

A land reclamation development project in the Maldives is adding to climate crisis.

Jun 02, 2022

Unpacking the Maldives’ Transitional Justice Act

New legislation must provide meaningful redress for survivors of past abuses.

Jun 04, 2021

Maldives’ rocky road to transitional justice

A bill before the Majlis risks depriving hundreds of Maldivian citizens of their right to reparations.

Aug 28, 2020

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