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Maldives , Sunday 18 February 2018

News Maldives » Religion: Maldives crisis: a bitter religious divide comes to the fore

News channel or source: http://www.catchnews.com/international-news/maldives-crisis-a-bitter-religious-divide-comes-to-the-fore-99116.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The current ruling party also organised a rally with the slogan “my religion, my nation” during this time of crisis. Conservative religious elements are very visible in the Maldives. One Maldivian friend told me that someone yelled at him because his ...

News Maldives » Religion: A beautiful place for a crisis: How politics spoiled the Maldives' tropical paradise

News channel or source: http://www.latimes.com/world/asia/la-fg-maldives-explainer-20180206-story.html
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Islam is the official religion, and the population of less than half a million ... Yameen is the half-brother of Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who ruled the Maldives with an iron fist for 30 years until losing a 2008 election. Since coming to power, Yameen has ...

News Maldives » Religion: Maldives is staring at regime change again, six years after coup ousted Mohamed Nasheed as president

News channel or source: https://scroll.in/article/867658/maldives-is-staring-at-regime-change-again-six-years-after-coup-ousted-mohamed-nasheed-as-president
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

He was guilty of corruption and had compromised the constitution and their religion, they alleged ... Thus began the latest chapter in the story of Maldives oscillating between democracy and dictatorship. Which side the pendulum swings is generally ...

News Maldives » Religion: Nepal's Protection Of Religious Freedom On Downward Spiral

News channel or source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/ewelinaochab/2018/02/07/nepals-protection-of-religious-freedom-on-downward-spiral/
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

One of the most controversial provisions is the right to freedom of religion or relief in Section 26 of the Constitution ... Afghanistan, Iran, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Nigeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

News Maldives » Religion: Maldives, a honeymoon haven in peril

News channel or source: http://www.thedailystar.net/business/tourism/maldives-honeymoon-haven-peril-1532938
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Sunni Islam today remains the state religion, all other religions being banned. The Maldives follows a moderate version of Islam while banning alcohol, except in tourist hotels, and homosexuality. It also flogs women found guilty of "fornication", says ...

News Maldives » Religion: Mayhem in the Maldives

News channel or source: http://www.dhakatribune.com/opinion/2018/02/06/mayhem-in-the-maldives/
Publication date: uesday 06 February 2018

Over the past few years, the Maldives has been experiencing tumultuous politics. Even the singularity of faith has not created the anticipated unity. Extremist interpretations of the same religion are now pitted against the more conventional beliefs ...

News Maldives » Religion: Emerging power alignments in South Asia

News channel or source: http://island.lk/index.php?page_cat=article-details&page=article-details&code_title=179903
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Highlighted here are the strengthening of two sets of alignments: the first features the Maldives, Pakistan and China ... it was reported that Trump and Modi had resolved to fight religion-inspired and global terror jointly and concertedly.

News Maldives » Religion: LIVE! Sunjwan terror attack: 1 terrorist killed, no hostage crisis

News channel or source: http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2018/feb/10/liveupdates.htm
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

The Maldives police, however, clarified that no legal action ... of films on taboo subjects in our cinemas as it is not in our culture, society or even religion," a member said. Well-known Pakistani filmmaker Syed Noor said that there was a need to speak ...

News Maldives » Religion: A Honeymoon Haven in Peril

News channel or source: http://newsweekpakistan.com/a-honeymoon-haven-in-peril/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Sunni Islam today remains the state religion, all other religions being banned. The Maldives follows a moderate version of Islam while banning alcohol, except in tourist hotels, and homosexuality. It also flogs women found guilty of “fornication,” says ...