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Searching for a Lost Democracy: A Fact Finding Mission Report on the Maldives

Feb 24, 2016 Download File

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) undertook a fact-finding mission to the Maldives on November 22–26, 2015. The fact-finding was prompted by grave concerns regarding the protection of human rights, democracy and the rule of law in the Maldives. The mission’s objective was to evaluate the compliance of the Maldives with the Commonwealth’s fundamental political values and core documents, including the Commonwealth Charter and Latimer House Principles, as well as international standards. This report details and explains the findings of the mission.