Maldives in still mode

MDP mass protest

Posted in News, Photojournalism, Politics by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on February 18, 2012

Maldives Democratic Party (MDP)’s Mass protest calling for the resignation of President Dr. Waheed and to hold early presidential elections at Lonuziyaaraih Kolhu. Large numbers of people have gathered at the protest. 17th February 2012.

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“Maldivians protecting Islam”

Posted in News, Photojournalism, Politics by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on December 23, 2011

Supporters of religious organizations and opposition political parties gather at the Male’ Tsunami Monument area on today 16:00hrs to 24:00hrs, for what they claim to be a protest aimed at “protecting Islam”

“Calling for moderate Islam”

Posted in News, Photojournalism, Politics by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on December 23, 2011

Supporters and members of the ruling Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) gathers at the Male’ Artificial Beach on today 16:00hrs to 17:30hrs, for what they claim to be a protest “calling for moderate Islam”.

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Demonstration held against Israel

Posted in Event, Photojournalism by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on January 10, 2009

Images taken from a protest held in Maldives capital Male’ on today 9th January 2009 – Friday, to voice against the on-going military surge by the Israeli armed forces into the land of Palestinians, which is killing hundreds and wounding countless others.

The protest was attended by several political figures of the Maldives from almost all the registered political parties and also members of different NGOs. Some key figures who attended the protest include human rights commissioner Ahmed Saleem and human rights ambassador Mohamed Latheef. Also includes the speaker of the People’s Majlis Mohamed Shihab and DRP’s parliamentary group leader Aneesa Ahmed. Several citizens also joined the protest with boards and banners condemning Israel.

The participants who addressed the crowd called for a boycott of all Israeli and American products and urged the government to denounce the attack at the rally. Also the speakers called for a ban of all Jewish investments in the Maldives. A fund was also opened in order to provide financial help to the Palestinians.

Protest against extending lease

Posted in News, People, Photography, Photojournalism, Politics by Mohamed Abdulla Shafeeg on December 2, 2008

Oppositions protest against extending the lease of tourist resorts for 50 years, near Parliament house, December 1, 2008.

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