Foreign media face deportation if they are found working on a tourist visa.
Shidhatha Shareef's passport was confiscated upon her arrival in Malé on Thursday. The police and immigration refused to comment.
Several immigration officers have been sacked for refusing on religious grounds to trim their beards and lower the hem of their trousers below the ankles. Notices...
Foreign journalists and photographers are now required to share details of their work, travel histories, education, bank account and criminal records, if any, before their arrival