HRCM denies disrespecting judiciary

The Human Rights Commission of the Maldives (HRCM) has stated in court today that the information included in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) was never meant to be disrespectful towards the judiciary. Lawyer representing HRCM Maumoon Hameed made this statement at a hearing at the Supreme Court, when asked by judges why HRCM acted in a manner that could result in loss of public confidence [...]

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