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Change of Guard in Maldives: Democracy Prevails
Dr. Sudhanshu Tripathi - 2/14/2012
Perhaps the spirit of democracy has once again unfolded itself in a most fruitful way in the Indian Ocean archipelago after passing through the tough terrain of dictatorial- monarchical regimes of Middle East all over the last year.
Loss of Hope in Maldives
Vishal Arora - 9/22/2010
While the establishment of a multi-party democracy in the Indian Ocean archipelago in 2008 ended a 30-year period of authoritarian rule under President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, it started a vicious political struggle depriving the Maldivians of any sense of relief.
Maldives Needs Political Reforms
Syed Ali Mujtaba, Ph.D. - 10/19/2006
Has any one thought how Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom is able to remain in power for more than twenty-five years? On the surface this may reflect his immense popularity but in realty that's not the true picture. The subtleties of the functioning of the political system in Maldives are not widely known to the outside world. There is growing opposition to President Gayoom who is accused being a dictator under the democratic garb.