#findmoyameehaa

Ahmed Rilwan (@moyameehaa)

Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla (@moyameehaa) a Maldivian Journalist has been missing since 8 August 2014. He was last seen on CCTV at the Hulhumale' ferry terminal.

He was wearing a black shirt, black trousers, black shoes with white soles and carrying a black backpack.
Rilwan is 28 years old, of medium build and 5 feet 10 inches tall, sporting a short beard and moustache.

Statements

Statement on World Press Freedom Day 2016
Maldivian Democracy Network
މިނިވަން ނޫހުގެ ނޫސްވެރިޔާ އަޙްމަދު ރިޟްވާނު ވަގަށް ނެގި މައްސަލައިގެ ފުރިހަމަ ތަޙްޤީޤެއް ހިންގުމުގައި ފުލުހުން އިޙްމާލުވެފައިވާކަމާއި، ނުވަތަ ގަސްތުގައި ޙަޤީޤަތް ފޮރުވުމަށް މަސައްކަތްކޮށްފައިވާކަން އެނގޭތީ، ކަންބޮޑުވުން ފާޅުކުރުން
MDP
Letter to UNSR on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders
Maldivian Democracy Network
Cases of missing journalists in ten countries referred to UN
Reporters Sans Frontières
One year on: #FindMoyameenaa
International Federation of Journalists
Press Release: Condemning violation of Freedom of Assembly and Expression on 8 August 2015 marking one year to the disappearance of journalist and HRD Ahmed Rilwan
Maldivian Democracy Network
CPJ urges Maldives to launch independent investigation into case of missing journalist Rilwan
European Parliament resolution on the situation in the Maldives (2015/2662(RSP))
EU Parliament
MALDIVES: SUBMISSION TO THE UN UNIVERSAL PERIODIC REVIEW 22ND SESSION OF THE UPR WORKING GROUP, MAY 2015
Amnesty International
Statement on the missing Journalist Ahmed Rilwan
Maldives Democracy Network
MALDIVES: Bring to Justice Those Behind Abductions, Death Threats and Violence
Amnesty International
Maldives: Failing to Protect Journalists
Centre for Law and Democracy
Statement by Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla’s family
Findings of the Report on the Disappearance of Maldivian Journalist Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla
MDN
UNHRC : Statement concerning missing Maldivian Minivan News journalist
Maldivian Democracy Network
Open Letter to the Commissioner of Police : Rizwan’s Disappearance
Maldivian Democracy Network
Statement by Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla’s family on International Day of Victims of Enforced Disappearances
Joint Statement by Maldivian Private Media
Minivan News, Haveeru, Sun, CNM, Vaguthu, Dhuvas, Raajje TV, DhiTV, VTV, DhiFM, Channel One and Jazeera TV
Statement on the sudden disappearance of news journalist
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives
ރިޕޯރޓަރ އަޙްމަދު ރިޟުވާން ގެއްލުނު މައްސަލާގައި ރައީސް ޔާމިންގެ އެއްވެސް ކަންބޮޑުވެވަޑައިގަތުމެއް އަދި އަހުމިއްޔަތުކަމެއް ނެތްކަން ދޭހަވާ މޭރުމުން އަމަލުކުރައްވި މައްސަލަ ކުށްވެރިކުރުން
Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)
Journalist feared abducted in the Maldives
Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)
IFJ and SAMSN demand action on search for missing Maldivian journalist
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN)
Press briefing note on Maldives
United Nations Human Rights
Reporter missing for the past 10 days in Maldives
Reporters without Borders
Press Release by PPM
Progressive Party of Maldives (PPM)
މިނިވަން ނޫހުގެ ރިޕޯރޓަރ އަޙުމަދު ރިޟުވާން ހޯދުމަށް ސަރުކާރުން ސަމާލުކަމެއް ދެއްވައިގެން އެމަސައްކަތް ކުރިޔަށް ނުގެންދަވާތީ ކަންބޮޑުވުން ފާޅުކުރުން
Maldivian Democratic Party (MDP)
Journalist missing in the Maldives
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and its affiliate the Maldives Journalists Association (MJA)
Call authorities to make an extra effort to clarify the whereabouts of Minivan News journalist
Maldives Journalist Association (MJA)

News

In Pictures: Two Years Of Struggle To Find Ahmed Rilwan #FindMoyameehaa Maldives Journalist
Focus Maldives
ރިލްވާން ގެއްލުުނު މައްސަލަ ފުރިހަމައަށް ތަހުގީގުކުރަން އެމެރިކާއިން ގޮވާލައިފި
Mihaaru
Court releases suspects arrested in relation to journalist Rilwan’s abduction
Raajje.MV
Suspects in Rilwan’s disappearance released
V News
ރިލުވާން ގެއްލުވާލައިގެން ބަންދުގައި ތިބި ދެ މީހުން ވެސް ދޫކޮށްލައިފި
Mihaaru News
Court extends remand of suspects arrested in relation to journalist Rilwan’s abduction
Raajje.Mv
ރިލްވާންގެ މައްސަލާގައި ތަހުގީގު އަވަސް ކުރުމަށް ގޮވާލާ ހިނގާލުމެއް ބާއްވައިފި
CNM
Maldives denies role in scribe’s disappearance
The Hindu
ރިލްވާނުގެ މައްސަލާގައި އދ.ގެ ވޯކިން ގުރޫޕަށް ޖަވާބުދާރީ ވުމަށް އަންގައިފި
CNM
Suspects in Rilwan’s abduction moved back to police custody
Maldives Independent
Suspects in Rilwan’s abduction transferred to house arrest
Maldives Independent
Parliament’s 241 Committee holds secret proceedings on Rilwan’s case
Raajje.mv
Notorious gangster arrested over Rilwan’s abduction
Maldives Independent
2 arrested in connection with Rilwan’s disappearance
V News
Rilwan was abducted, confirms police
Maldives Independent
Police: Rilwan was stalked by Kuda Henveiru, DNA found in a car
Sun Online
ރިލްވާނާ ބެހޭ މުހިންމު މައުލޫމާތުތަކެއް ހޮނިހިރު ދުވަހު ދޭނެ: ޕޮލިސް
Haveeru
Should Europe impose sanctions on the Maldives?
MEP Richard Howitt
ރިލްވާންގެ އުފަންދުވަސް: އުންމީދަކީ ކައިރީގައި ހުރުން
Raajje.mv
ރިލްވާނު ހޯދަން ފުލުހުން ކުރި މަސައްކަތް އަލުން ދިރާސާކުރުމަށް އަންގައިފި
CNM
ރިލްވާން ހޯދަން ފުލުހުން ކުރި މަސައްކަތް އަލުން ދިރާސާކުރަން އަންގައިފި
V News
President orders investigation into missing journalist’s disappearance
Maldives Independent
ރިލްވާން ހޯދަން ކުރެވެން ހުރި ހުރިހާ ކަމެއް ކޮށްދިނުމަށް ރައީސް އުމަރަށް އަންގަވައިފި
Family urges Pres to expedite probe into missing journalist
Haveeru
Missing journalist’s family delivers 500 paper cranes to president
Maldives Independent
Missing journalist’s family sends “500 origami birds” to the President
Raajje MV
ރިލްވާނުގެ އާއިލާއިން ރައީސަށް ސިޓީއަކާއެކު 503 އޮރިގާމީ މާކަނާ އަރުވައިފި
CNM
Rilwan’s disappearance: Why we accuse the government of negligence
Maldives Independent
ރިލްވާން ގެއްލުނުތާ 500 ދުވަސް، އާއިލާ އޮތީ ދިރިހުއްޓާ ފެންނާނެ ކަމުގެ އުންމީދުގައި!
CNM
ރިލްވާން މައްސަލާގައި އެންމެ ބޮޑަށް ތުހުމަތުވަނީ އަޒްލިފަށް، ނާޒިމާވެސް ސުވާލުކޮށްފިން: އުމަރު
Avas
Umar: Adeeb being questioned in Rilwan’s disappearance
Sun.mv
Maldives police say probe into journalist’s disappearance expedited
Haveeru
Rilwan- A sister’s sentiments!
CNM
Home minister vows to ‘find the truth’ behind Rilwan’s disappearance
Maldives Independent
RSF refers case of missing Maldives journalist to UN
Maldives Independent
Complaint filed over pepper spray use, obstruction of Find Moyameehaa walk
Maldives Independent
Maldivians March to Mark Anniversary of Local Journalist’s Disappearance
Global Voices Online
ރިލްވާން ގެއްލުނުތާ އަހަރެއް: “މިވަރުގެ ހިތްދަތިކަމެއް ނުދެކެން”
Haveeru
ފޮޓޯ ގެލަރީ: ރިލްވާން ގެއްލުމާ ގުޅޭ “ސުވާލު މާޗު”
Haveeru
Find Moyameehaa – We persevere because we love
Maldives Independent
Journalist’s family marks one year of disappearance with moment of silence
Maldives Independent
Rilwan: A forgotten citizen
Vnews
A year ago today, our brother, friend and fellow reporter disappeared
Maldives Independent
ރިލްވާންގެ އާއިލާއިން ހިތާމައިގެ ސުކޫތެއް ފާހަގަކޮށްފި
Raajje.mv
ރިލްވާން މައްސަލާގައި ތުހުމަތުކުރި މީހުންގެ މައްޗަށް އެއްވެސް ހެއްކެއް ނުފެނުނު: ޕޮލިސް
Haveeru
No evidence linking reported abduction to Rilwan disappearance, says police
Minivan News
Maldivian Journalist Disappearance Case, Family Supports Independent Inquiry
Focus News
Journalist’s family backs independent inquiry into disappearance
Minivan News
Rilwan’s family welcomes calls for independent investigation
CNM
ރިލްވާން ގެއްލުނުތާ އެއްއަހަރު ފުރޭ ދުވަހު އާއިލާއިން ހިނގާލުމެއް ބާއްވަނީ
Sun.Mv
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Police Press

Live Tweets

Blogs

Two years without Rilwan: what grief looks like
Yameen Rasheed
Remembering Rilwan
Azra Naseem
Calculating the Loss of a Maldivian Journalist
Daniel Bosley
The Reality of Rilwan
Two Thousand Isles
@moyameehaa – 730 days later
Shehenaaz
Against all odds: Reporting from the Maldives
Mohamed Junayd
Should Europe impose sanctions on the Maldives?
MEP Richard Howitt
From Rilwan’s sister: 500 days
Fathmath Shehenaz
South Asia’s battle with impunity
Ujjwal Acharya
Article by Rilwan’s sister
Fathmath Shehenaz
Killing the Voices
SOUTHASIA
One Year On – Celebrate Moyameehaa’s life by reading some of his earliest works
Hani Amir
The Disappearance of Ahmed Rilwan
Judith Evans
For Rilwan
Sea
One year later: #FindMoyameehaa
IFJ Asia Pacific SAMSN blog
The Rilwan Story
The Daily Panic
Keeping Faith
Zaheena Rasheed
Maldives: Find brave missing journalist Ahmed Rilwan!
FORUM-ASIA
Trouble in paradise: what happened to Maldivian journalist Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla?
Tom Chesshyre
މި ސުވާލުތަކަށް ޖަވާބު ދެއްވާށެވެ؟
Shahid
One hundred days of sorrow: missing moyameehaa
Dhivehisitee
Oh Rilu, where art thou? #FindMoyameehaa
Eama Moosa
International Day of Enforced Disappearances
Dhahau Naseem
#FindMoyameehaa to find ourselves
Mushfique Mohamed
Rilwan – Disappearance of a Young Maldivian Storyteller
Mushfique Moahmed
20 Days and Counting #FindMoyameehaa
Annabeela
#FindMoyameehaa
Leevan
Dear Mr President
Shaha
#FindMoyameehaa
The Daily Panic
MY EXPERIENCE DEALING WITH MALDIVES POLICE SERVICE [ WE ARE ALL AHMED RIZWAN #FINDMOYAMEEHAA ]
Hani Amir
Help #FindMoyameehaa
Dhahau
Dedicating this post to Rizwan (Moyameehaa)
Yaarnu
You Are Missed (The Public in Support of Ahmed Rizwan)
Secular Democratic Maldives Movement
#FINDMOYAMEEHAA
Hudhuhandhu
#FindMoyameehaa
Kureegefuluheh
Maldives: no country for freedom
Dhivehisitee
I feel a void like no other [@moyameehaa]
Amira

How can you help?

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Letter from Rilwan's mom on his 29th birthday (Dhivehi)

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Tell people you meet: friends, family, neighbours. Do your best to increase awareness of his disappearance & get them concerned. Most importantly, demand updates from Police.

Majlis petition has been submitted with over 5,000 signatures. Thank you for the support.

Resources

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Rilwan is still missing. Please take a minute of your day to call or text your MP and urge them to hold the government accountable in ensuring a thorough investigation on Rilwan's case. Check this list to find the contact information of your MP: http://goo.gl/Cfi0dI

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Links

contact

We urge anyone with further information to contact the Police Hotline 332 2111, or Serious and Organised Crime Department at 991 1099.

Alternatively, Rilwan’s family can be contacted on 775 4566 or 977 3250.

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