Human Rights Commission of the Maldives

Commissioners 2010 to 2015



Ms. Mariyam Azra Ahmed
President
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Maryam Azra Ahmed (Azra) was appointed as President of the Commission on 13 October 2010. Prior to that, she served as a Commission Member from 27 November 2006. Before joining the Commission, she had served the Education sector for several years and holds a Masters Degree from the University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom. [Read more]

 

Dr Aly Shameem
Commissioner

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Dr. Aly Shameem, alias Alysh, has had a passion for politics and management since school days. It all started when he was elected the pioneering President of the Mini United Nations Association at school in 1981. During this model UN General Assembly sessions held at school, he was exposed to important international issues like democracy, human rights and diplomacy. Having completed secondary education with flying colours as Best-All-Round Student and [Read more]

 

Shaikh Ahmed Abdul Kareem
Commissioner
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Mr. Ahmed Abdul Kareem was appointed as a member of the Human Rights Commission of the Maldives for a second term on 13 September 2010. He holds a Masters Degree in Curriculum from University of Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco.[Read more]

 

Mr. Ahmed Tholal
Commissioner
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Ahmed Tholal Completed his Undergraduate studies from the University of Canberra, Australia in Applied Science, specializing in Cultural Heritage Management and Majoring in Creative Writing. His previous work in the field of culture both in Australia and Maldives is a pivotal experience in understanding the significance of cultural paradigms in promoting the rights of people. He has also worked in the field of media for almost five years and considers the act of reaching out and understanding people as the most essential element of creating proper awareness and respect for Human Rights

 



Ms. Jeehan Mahmood
Commissioner
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Ms. Jeehan Mahmood whose educational background and professional experience closely ties in with the psycho-social elements of protecting Human Rights completed her Bachelor of Arts with triple majors in Sociology, Psychology and English Language. Her tenure at the Commission is part of her several stints when she has served as an integral part of the Human Rights Commission of the Maldives. She joined the Commission in 2008 as a Media Officer after which she consolidated her passion for the field by being accepted as the Director of the newly formed National Preventive Mechanism. Now serving as a Member of the Commission, she incorporates her experience and fervor in promoting and protecting the Human Rights in Maldives.