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The first batch of training programme conducted jointly with UNODC on “The Nelson Mandela Rules” concludes

The first batch of the training programme conducted jointly with UNODC and Ministry of Home Affairs on “The United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (The Nelson Mandela Rules)” for prison officers has concluded today.

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Ceremony held to handover the Dhivehi translation of “The Nelson Mandela Rules” to Maldives Correctional Service

A ceremony to handover the Dhivehi translation of “United Nations Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (The Nelson Mandela Rules)” to Maldives Correctional Service has been held today at Male’ Prison.

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Asseyri Prison officers assist in cleaning and destroying mosquito breeding grounds at K. Himmafushi

Asseyri Prison officers has assisted K. Himmafushi Council in cleaning and destroying mosquito breeding grounds in the island.

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“Eye Camp” held for inmates at Asseyri Prison

Maldives Correctional Service has today held an “Eye Camp” for inmates at Asseyri Prison and provided services for 15 inmates.

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The Whistleblower Protection Committee of MCS holds sessions on whistleblowing

The Whistleblower Protection Committee and Legal Section of Maldives Correctional Service are holding sessions to create awareness on whistleblowing.

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Maafushi Prison gifts 1000 masks to Maafushi School

Maafushi Prison has today gifted 1000 masks made by inmates to Maafushi School. The number of masks gifted is enough for two masks per student.

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UNODC conducts virtual training programme for MCS officers

A virtual training programme on “Viruses in places of detention” has been held today for Maldives Correctional Service (MCS) officers.

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All samples taken from Male’ Prison due to an ESG officer testing positive for Covid-19, tests negative

All of the samples taken from Male’ Prison due to an ESG officer from that prison testing positive for Covid-19 has tested negative for the virus.

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Covid-19: 72 random samples taken from Asseyri Prison and Male’ Prison test negative for the virus

Health Protection Agency (HPA) has confirmed tonight that the 72 random samples taken from Asseyri Prison and Male’ Prison last Saturday have tested negative for the rapidly spreading Covid-19.

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Covid-19: Random samples taken from Male’ Prison to test for the virus

Random samples from persons at Male’ Prison were taken tonight to test for the rapidly spreading Covid-19.

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Covid-19: Random samples taken from Asseyri Prison for testing for the virus

Random samples from persons at Asseyri Prison were taken today to test for the rapidly spreading Covid-19.

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Elderly inmate serving time at Hulhumale’ Prison passes away

Ismail Hussain from HA. Filladhoo/Feroazge, has passed away late last night while serving a 13-year six-month sentence at Hulhumale’ Prison.

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