PPM announced nationwide protest to ‘find justice’

The opposition PPM-PNC coalition stages a rally in Male' City on February 12, 2021. (Sun Photo/Fayaz Moosa)

The opposition coalition – composed of PPM and PNC – has announced plans to hold a nationwide protest in the upcoming weekend. 

In a press conference last Tuesday, PPM deputy leader Ibrahim Shujau said the purpose of the protest is to take to the streets to seek the right to justice which the Maldivian people are being denied. 

“Thousands of beloved Maldivian people, including President Yameen, are being denied justice. Therefore, the Progressive Congress Coalition is taking to the streets from 16:00-18:00 hours coming Friday in the name of “Finding Justice”. 

The protest will begin at 16:00 hours on Friday from infront of the PPM headquarters in Male’ City, and will be simultaneously conducted in islands across Maldives. 

The protest will begin in islands outside Male’ from in front of PPM offices in respective islands, said Shujau. 

The opposition coalition said the protest will be a peaceful demonstration. 

Also at Tuesday’s press conference, PNC leader Abdul Raheem Abdulla (Adhurey) urged people to join the protest. He also encouraged people in islands to travel to Male’ to join the protest.