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

A test for Maldivian democracy

A co-author of the critical Maldivian Democracy Network report reflects on the forced closure of the organisation.

| Jan 23, 2020

The future of democracy in the Maldives

Is the new government in Male fulfilling its pledges for judicial reform and democracy?

| Aug 02, 2019

Beyond the ballot box

Celebration of the Maldives’ democratic gains must be tempered with realism.

| Oct 22, 2018

Through the looking glass

Can international media cover the Maldives without invoking China or India?

| Sep 26, 2018

President Nasheed speaks to Himal Southasian

The former President of the Maldives speaks to us ahead of the upcoming presidential election.

| Sep 21, 2018

Strangulation by bureaucracy: the Maldivian case

The country has found an efficient method of controlling media coverage of the 2018 presidential election.

| Sep 21, 2018

Maldivian IMDb: Elections 2018

Can the Maldives’ opposition stage a dramatic comeback, or will this election be a continuation of democracy interrupted?

| Sep 20, 2018

The Maldives’ abducted development

The disappearance of journalist Ahmed Rilwan and the other side of ‘paradise’.

| Aug 30, 2018

Match-fixing, Maldivian style

Opposition hobbled, the Maldives moves towards elections.

| Aug 03, 2018

Load More

Latest Articles

Phanek and the fabric of resistance

The documentary 'Bloody Phanek' explores social and political realities in Manipur.

Long road to democracy

On Myanmar’s contentious elections, voter disenfranchisement and prospects for the future.

Nepal’s citizenship battles

On the systemic discrimination against women in Nepal’s citizenship laws.