"" Welcome to my thoughts: August 2006

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

Protesters And Police Clash In Male’ And Addu

Hundreds of riot police and army personnel were dispatched to the streets of Male’ and Addu Atoll late on Tuesday, after the arrest of a Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) member sparked angry opposition protests. In the capital, scores of people took to the streets, chanting anti-government slogans in a demonstration that stretched well into the night. Protesters hurled bottles and stones at the lines of riot police, who sealed off the roads surrounding Republic Square and the Presidential Palace. more


Getting ready for independece day

Most of the resort guys are having very good idea to build huts like this guys
Park infront of Island office Experience Mason Ahmed people used to call CARROTEY


Saturday, August 12, 2006

Male’ Prepares For ‘Black Friday’ Remembrance

The final countdown has begun to what could be the biggest pro-democracy rally ever held in the history of the Maldives. Thousands of democracy supporters are expected to converge at the artificial beach in Male’ at 4:30pm today, as the opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) commemorates the second anniversary of the brutal 2004 ‘Black Friday’ government crackdown.Speeches, music and video presentations on the theme of democratic empowerment will be on show. MDP officials say they hope to create a carnival-like atmosphere. more