K. Male' | Rushdha Rasheed | 05-February-2018 | Monday 20:05 | rushdhar | Local | 6,116
The Government of Maldives has declared State of Emergency in the nation.
The State of Emergency will be in place for a period of 15 days.
State of Emergency announcment was made by Minister of Legal Affairs at the President's Office, Aishath Azima Shakoor.
The order released by the President, under the powers granted from 20 clauses of the Constitution, had curtailed several rights.
Under the State of Emergency the following Rights have been curtailed:
The announcement was made after days of political unrest in the country.
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