Opposition's rally calling to uphold rule of law

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The Joint Opposition has been holding a series of protests since February 1, calling on the government to enforce the Supreme Court ruling freeing nine political prisoners.

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Summary

- Protesters in Male' headed towards IGMH
- MDP protesters take to the streets in N. Velidhoo
- Protests near MDP's national campaign house
- MDP protest ongoing in capital city
- Many take part in the PPM gathering being held in Addu city

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Zunana Zalif

Aishath Shaany

23-February-2018 | Friday 16:35

18:10

Zunana Zalif

Protesters in Male' headed towards IGMH

K. Male'


Protesters in Male' are headed towards IGMH leaving the artificial beach area.

Protesters are now gathered near Henveiru Stadium. 

Member of Parliament for Maduvvari constituency Ameeth has been taken into police custody.

Member of Parliament for Thinadhoo south constituency Abdulla Ahmed has been taken into police custody and a local has been arrested as well. 


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18:01

Zunana Zalif

Protests near MDP's national campaign house

K. Male'


Many have gathered at the MDP's national campaign house and police are working to control the crowd in the area. 

 

Police working to control the crowd near MDP national campaign house


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17:15

Zunana Zalif

MDP protest ongoing in capital city

K. Male'


 


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16:38

Aishath Shaany

Opposition protests being held across the nation

K. Male'


Opposition members are holding protests across the nation, including capital Male' City, Addu City, Gaafu Alifu Villingiil and elsewhere.


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