August 14, 2014
14 August 2014
A Minivan News journalist, Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla, 28 years old, has been reported as missing to the Police. Media sources state that he was last seen on Thursday, 7 August 2014.
The Maldives Journalist Association calls on all relevant authorities to make an extra effort to clarify the whereabouts of Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla. The Association expresses grave concern over recent incidents of threats sent through text messages to local journalists. The Association calls on all parties to refrain from obstructing a free and independent media in the Maldives.