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Nabeel Salie


Not all Sun, Sea, and Sand: Reforming Prisons in the Maldives

January 28, 2015


The Maldives is an archipelago known foremost for its pristine beaches, exclusive resorts, and a vacation hideaway for the super-rich. In development circles the country is better known as a laboratory for all things climate-change related. Tourism and fishing have brought significant income…


Unemployed Youth in Maldives Turn to Gangs, Reveals New Report

November 7, 2012


The Maldives – a stretch of islands in the Indian Ocean – is mostly known for its sandy white beaches and crystal clear oceans. Not surprisingly, tourism is the largest contributor to the island chain’s GDP and drives this popular perception. However, despite its undeniable beauty, healthy GDP growth of more than 8 percent…