Island Grabbing in the Maldives: 'Development' in which Locals Have No Say

Inhabitants of the Maldives are called “dhivehin” in the local language Dhivehi. The local term for the country is “dhivehi raajje” which translates to “the country of dhivehin.” The country of dhivehin is about to become the country of corporates through policies aiding land grab. 



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