An English version of Maldives newspaper, Dhiyares Newspaper, posted an article claiming former President of Sri Lanka, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, is expected to be granted asylum in Singapore as guaranteed by Singapore’s government. The media outlet also claimed former Maldives’ President, Muhammad Nasheed, assisted Gotabaya’s escape from the country. (Screenshot from The Maldives Journal website) Debunked […]

On 15th March, 2022, former Minister of Home Affairs, Maldives, Umar Naseer, took internet by storm when he shared an alleged agreement’s details on Facebook. The compact shows the agreement between Maldives and Indian government on development of coast guard harbor, it also refers to Indian military settlement in Maldives. This signing of the agreement […]

Maldives Parliament speaker Muhammad Nasheed posted an article on his official twitter account claiming that Maldives had spent USD2.5 billion (MVR 38.5 billion) on adaptations to climate change. As per Speaker Nasheed’s claim 50% estimate would amount to MVR 19.2 billion. Debunked Source https://twitter.com/MohamedNasheed/status/1495711471573303297 Fact Check In order to verify the claim, we checked for […]