Are you LGBTI? We want to hear from you! Help us inform other users of the site with your views on this country. Below is a random question about this country. If it is relevant to you please answer it.
Do you feel safe when gathering with other LGBTI people in public spaces in MALDIVES?
The majority of people visiting this site have said No, there is no police protection
No, there is no police protection
No, the police might harass us
No, owners of establishment won’t allow us to gather
Public lashings. Religious extremists seizing power. A gay blogger with his throat slashed. Few of the million annual visitors to the Maldives will recognise the hellish side of these heavenly islands. >>>
23/06/2011 | ILGA Communication Team Asia
Francois Pyrard’s account of his time in the Maldives is a treasure trove of exquisite record of events that paint a colourful portrait of the 17th century Dhivehin, their customs, culture and life serving a king under Islamic law. Presented here are abstracts from one of the more enlightening chapters that shed light on the law of the land regarding adultery and homosexuality. >>>