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A protest interrupted an International Day of Yoga event in Male on Tuesday and demonstrators vandalized property in the area.  Police used teargas and pepper spray to disperse the crowds.  Protesters held signs saying that yoga is against the tenets of Islam and at least six people were arrested. This event took place on 06/21/2022 at the following location: Male, Maldives.

Incident Type: Civil Unrest

Event Type: Protest

Total Fatalities: 0

Total Wounded: 0

Police/Military Fatalities: 0

Police/Military Wounded: 0

Civilian Fatalities: 0

Civilian Wounded: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Fatalities: 0

Terrorist/Insurgent Wounded: 0

Number Arrested: 6

Source: Reuters