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Maldives Democratic Party (MDP) candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has won the 2018 Maldives presidential election beating incumbent president Abdulla Yameen. The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) congratulates president-elect Solih and urges him of fulfil his election pledges to ensure press freedom and independence of media.

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Maldives Journalists Association (MJA) in condemning the defamation case against five journalists and a media group in Male, Maldives. The IFJ urges the complainant to drop the charges immediately.