Etikett: Radicalisation

Protesting for political freedom outside the Supreme Court in Malé. Foto: Dying Regime via Flickr, CC BY

Maldives crisis: a bitter religious divide comes to the fore

The Maldives is a tourist paradise. The island chain of 26 atolls attracts more than 1.5m visitors every year. But alongside the clear blue waters and perfect beaches, this is a country riven with deep political and religious conflicts. And now those conflicts are reaching boiling point.