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- n. a native or inhabitant of Maldives
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However, now the Maldivan High Council on Islamic Matters has issued a press release claiming that Articles 16 and 18 of the Universal Declaration contravene the Maldivan Constitution.
It appears that Rasheed has a history of criticising the Maldivan state religion in his writing - it is a legal requirement for citizens of the Maldives to be Muslims - and he has since written to Amnesty International to request help in seeking temporary asylum.
A couple of weeks ago, I blogged about the tragic case of Ismail Mohamed Didi, a 25-year-old Maldivan who apparently committed suicide following the negative and abusive reaction he received to his admission that he was an atheist and not a Muslim believer.
Colombo - Maldivan President Mohamed Nasheed reappointed his cabinet of ministers
Egged on by climate alarmists, successive Maldivan leaders since the 1980s have pleaded for vast sums of international aid to save them from rising sea levels.
The activities continue even at night with moonlit campfire tales by a Maldivan storyteller or guided stargazing.
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