Thursday, 5 May 2011
Protest or Public Disorder?
the protest that has been going in the street of Male for 5 consecutive nights is viewed in differently. supporters of the government view it as a plot organized by the opposition to overthrow the government by means of protest. taking a model of recent protest that led to government change in most of the middle east nations. The ruling party vows to defend the government by all means. the opposition and its supporters say it is protest by the youth to highlight the impact the country is facing due to the dollar reference change made by the government to stabilize the economy. the crime prevention committee and police view it as public disorder and accused that the protest are a proxy used by the underground gangs to get back at the police for the recent crackdown on them. however it is viewed the protests and the chain of events that occur due to the protest would have its affect's on the country