PR firm slammed for inking contract with Maldives

Amnesty International has denounced violence in the island nation, setting the stage for an ethical dilemma for one well-known firm.

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London-based Ruder Finn is taking heat for accepting a contract to help repair the reputation of the Maldives throughout the U.K. and United States. The Maldives is in political turmoil following a political coup.

From The Independent:

In the weeks since the change of power, Amnesty International has denounced violence by the security forces against peaceful protesters. In March at least six protesters were injured, some seriously, when police and military officers attacked around 300 MDP protesters in the capital, Malé.

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