Maldives blogger stabbed to death in capital

A blogger who frequently satirised the Maldives’ political and religious establishment has been stabbed to death in the capital, the third media figure to be targeted in the Indian ocean archipelago in the past five years. Yameen Rasheed, 29, was found dead early on Sunday April 23, 2017 in the stairwell of his apartment building in Malé with multiple stab wounds to his neck and chest. He died shortly after being taken to hospital, Michael Safi of The Guardian reports.

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