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Yameen Rasheed’s family lament closed hearings

The family of murdered blogger Yameen Rasheed has expressed concern over the closed hearings of the seven defendants charged with his death.

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A tribute to Yameen Rasheed – and a call for justice and accountability

Police Chief Ahmed Areef must accept an independent international investigation or resign as he is ultimately responsible for the failure to protect Yameen despite numerous death threats, writes Jared Genser.

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‘Next is you’: More death threats follow blogger’s murder

Prominent clerics accused of justifying the killing of ‘apostates’ as death threats mount in the wake of blogger Yameen Rasheed’s murder.

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Remembering Yameen: part two

Part two of an interview with murdered blogger Yamin Rasheed’s mother Mariyam Shafeega and sister Yumna Rasheed.

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Remembering Yameen

The Maldives Independent sat down with murdered blogger Yamin Rasheed’s mother Mariyam Shafeega and sister Yumna Rasheed as they mourned and remembered the young man who inspired many with his writing, empathy and activism.

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Police release photos of Yameen murder suspects

The Maldives police have released photos of two men they suspect to be involved in the brutal murder of outspoken blogger Yameen Rasheed, but did not name them.

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Yameen Rasheed’s parents ask for international investigators in murder probe

The police investigation will only be deemed credible if it includes investigators from reputable international organisations, Yameen’s parents said.

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Yameen Rasheed, blogger and activist, stabbed to death

He was found with multiple stab wounds in the stairway of his apartment building in Malé at 3am on Sunday, and died soon after he was taken to the hospital.

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Under pressure: Yameen accused of targeting business owned by MPs loyal to Gayoom

Yameen is being accused of cracking down on businesses owned by lawmakers loyal to his half-brother, following a renewed bid by the government to seize properties from Gasim’s Villa Group and Saleem’s Red Wave company, and the cancellation of a lucrative contract awarded to a third lawmaker.

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