HRCM to hold discussion meetings on human rights

The Human Rights Commission of the Maldives (HRCM) has said it has held meetings with the political parties, parliament, the government and the judiciary on human rights.

HRCM in a press statement said that the commission discussed on the challenges that are faced to establish a democratic environment in the Maldives, how to uphold the rights guranteed in the constitution and how to make everyone responsible on upholding the rights.

HRCM will hold a meeting with press and all the participants at 10:00am on Thursday.

President of HRCM Ahmed Saleem said the intention of the meeting was to try and get the government, opposition and parliament working together on human rights.