Murdered writer Yameen Rasheed’s family meets Prosecutor General


Murdered writer Yameen Rasheed’s family met with Prosecutor General Aishath Bisham on Sunday to convey their concerns with the trial being conducted in secret. Yameen’s father said that Prosecutor General Bisham had assured that the family will be allowed to sit at proceedings once the preliminary hearings conclude and the case moves to trial.



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April 29, 2018: Murdered writer Yameen Rasheed’s father speaks to journalists outside the Prosecutor General's Office as friends and activists show support for the family's call to be given access to proceedings. PHOTO: Mohamed Sharuhaan/RaajjeMV

April 29, 2018: Yameen's father, Hussain Rasheed, speaks to journalists outside the Prosecutor General's Office. PHOTO: Mohamed Sharuhaan/RaajjeMV

April 29, 2018: Yameen's father, Hussain Rasheed, speaks to journalists outside the Prosecutor General's Office. PHOTO: Mohamed Sharuhaan/RaajjeMV

April 29, 2018: Yameen’s mother, Mariyam Shafeega, speaks to journalists outside the Prosecutor General's Office as friends and activists show support for the family's call to be given access to proceedings. PHOTO: Mohamed Sharuhaan/RaajjeMV

April 29, 2018: Yameen’s mother, Mariyam Shafeega, speaks to journalists outside the Prosecutor General's Office. PHOTO: Mohamed Sharuhaan/RaajjeMV

April 29, 2018: Members of civil society and other human rights activists had joined the family to show support for their cause to open the trials to the public. PHOTO: Mohamed Sharuhaan/RaajjeMV

April 29, 2018: Members of civil society and other human rights activists had joined the family to show support for their cause to open the trials to the public. PHOTO: Mohamed Sharuhaan/RaajjeMV