President Nasheed Asks Media to Respect Privacy of 'Fake Wedding Vows' Couple

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President Nasheed Asks Media to Respect Privacy of 'Fake Wedding Vows' Couple

President Mohamed Nasheed has appealed to the media to respect the privacy and anonymity of the couple who were mocked and insulted during a renewal of vows ceremony in the Maldives.

The couple asked President Nasheed, during a telephone call on Saturday afternoon, to make the intervention on their behalf.

The couple told the President that their images have been published in the media without their consent, which is causing them considerable distress and embarrassment.

President Nasheed calls on the media not to reproduce photographs or video footage of the couple without their consent and to report the incident in a sensitive manner.

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