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Joint Coalition Statement  Opposition Parties Take Control of Maldives Parliament: 45 MPs Sign Letter Calling for Speaker’s Impeachment
3 July 2017, MALE: 45 Members of Parliament in the Maldives today submitted a no confidence motion against the Speaker of Parliament, Abdulla Maseeh Mohamed, demonstrating that […]
MDP Wins Popular Vote and Majority Seats in the Local Council Elections
7 May 2017, Male: The Maldivian Democratic Party has won all the major constituencies, including all three city Councils in a landslide victory in the […]
MDP Calls For Full International Participation in Investigation of the Murder of Prominent Blogger Yameen Rasheed
April 23, Male’: The Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) learns with deep sadness this morning of the brutal and appalling murder of the pro-democracy, liberal blogger […]
Joint Statement: Presidents Gayoom, Nasheed, Hon. Qasim & Sheikh Imran Unite to Restore Maldivian Democracy, Fundamental Freedoms
24 March, 2017, Male’: Former President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, former President Mohamed Nasheed, Hon. Qasim Ibrahim MP, and Sheikh Imran Abdulla agreed to work together, […]
MDP Welcomes Postponement of Saudi King’s Maldives Visit following Growing Public Outrage and Crackdown on Critics
Friday 17 March, MALE: The opposition Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) welcomes the postponement of Saudi King Salman’s visit to the Maldives. With growing public outrage […]
The Maldivian Democratic Party Congratulates Prime Minister Mark Rutte
16 March, Male: The Maldivian Democratic Party Congratulates Prime Minister Mark Rutte for his clear victory in yesterday’s elections. MDP is heartened to see that […]
Women’s Day 2017: MDP Pledges Financial Support to All Women Candidates
The Women’s Wing of the Maldivian Democratic Party today announces to provide financial assistance to all MDP women candidates contesting future elections. The Women’s Wing […]
MDP Welcomes UNWGAD Opinion On Col. Rtd. Mohamed Nazim and Calls for his Immediate Release
The MDP Welcomes the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention’s Opinion on Former Defense Minister Colonel (Rtd) Mohamed Nazim; Reiterates Call for his Immediate Release […]
Statement by the MDP on the Passing Away of Sir James Richard Mancham, Former President of Seychelles
The Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP) is deeply saddened by the passing away of His Excellency Sir James Richard Mancham, founding President of the Republic of […]