Human rights in the Maldives
Human rights in the Maldives, an archipelagic nation of 328,536 people off the coast of the Indian Subcontinent, is a contentious issue. In its 2011 Freedom in the World report, Freedom House declared...
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LGBT rights in the Maldives
Same-sex relationships are illegal in the Maldives under Sharia law, though not under national law. In addition, the Maldives was one of the initially 57 (now 54) signatory nations to a statement oppo...
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Religion in the Maldives
Maldives, officially the Republic of Maldives, is an island nation in the Indian Ocean–Arabian Sea area, consisting of a double chain of twenty-six atolls, orien...
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Freedom of religion in the Maldives
The 1997 Constitution of the Maldives designates Islam as the official state religion.The Government interprets this provision to impose a requirement that all citizens must be Muslims. Freedom of rel...
Censorship in the Maldives
The Maldives ranks from the middle to the top third of international indexes of press freedom, indicating a large degree of freedom. Media discussion of religion, however, remains tightly restricted.<...