Isha Afeef

Isha Afeef

Isha is a journalist based in the Maldives

Asia

Maldives security forces vow to uphold presidential vote results

Pledge comes after ruling party casts doubt over results of contentious presidential election, citing 'irregularities'.

Maldives security forces vow to uphold presidential vote results

Maldives

Abdulla Yameen concedes defeat in Maldives presidential election

President accepts 'people's decision' after official results confirm win for opposition leader, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih.

Abdulla Yameen concedes defeat in Maldives presidential election

Asia

Maldives election: Counting begins after 'extraordinary turnout'

Officials added three hours to voting time in presidential election following extraordinary turnout.

Maldives election: Counting begins after 'extraordinary turnout'

Maldives

Maldives police raid opposition headquarters on eve of election

Police search campaign office citing 'unlawful activities' on eve of polls billed as test for island nation's democracy.

Maldives police raid opposition headquarters on eve of election

Maldives

Maldives police remove 'anti-Islamic idols' in luxury resort raid

Police destroy underwater sculptures at Fairmont hotel as president puts Islam at center of re-election campaign.

Maldives police remove 'anti-Islamic idols' in luxury resort raid

Asia

Maldives voters fear fraud as high-stakes election looms

Sunday's poll will neither be free nor fair with President Abdulla Yameen's ally administering the vote, say critics.

Maldives voters fear fraud as high-stakes election looms