Unhelpful connections

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2017-10-20T22:52:29+01:00Fri, 20th Oct '17, 22:52|

In 2015 Daphne Caruana Galizia published a story about links between then Birkirkara FC player Fabrizio Miccoli and the Sicilian Mafia. At the time Daphne Caruana Galizia published the story, the President of Birkirkara FC was Adrian Delia, now leader of the Nationalist Party. The story has today been confirmed when Fabrizio Miccoli was sentenced by [...]

San Anton School in solidarity with alumni Matthew, Andrew and Paul Caruana Galizia

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2017-10-20T22:08:40+01:00Fri, 20th Oct '17, 20:40|

The Caruana Galizia boys went to San Anton School and the school has remembered them in their darkest hours and encouraged its students and parents, teachers, alumni and members of the school community to march before the Valletta demonstration this Sunday afternoon. It is encouraging to see educators lead by example and helping school children [...]

GUEST POST: The dystopian effect

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2017-10-20T20:06:42+01:00Fri, 20th Oct '17, 20:06|

This piece is by a former journalist working in Malta: Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination this week brought back memories of my time as a journalist. Time when following the publication of a report, I would get abusive and threatening phone calls… unsigned letters – sometimes incomprehensible and in broken Maltenglish – full of rude and [...]

UPDATED: Daphne’s assassination happened five years to the hour from John Dalli’s dismissal from the EU Commission

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2017-10-20T16:53:51+01:00Fri, 20th Oct '17, 13:02|

In the mid afternoon of 16 October 2012, the European Commission announced John Dalli's "resignation with immediate effect". Around two hours of the fact, after John Dalli by his own account had a few conversation with Joseph Muscat, that story broke in Malta at 17:13 by timesofmalta.com. Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated in the mid [...]

UPDATED: They called her biċċa blogger

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2017-10-20T12:13:07+01:00Fri, 20th Oct '17, 11:53|

Adds link to background article of the original quote by Giancarlo Siani that inspired this cartoon. Here is a cartoon carried by Italian newspaper il manifesto in tribute to Daphne Caruana Galizia on the front page of its edition of the 18th. I missed this in the droves of media coverage of this disaster that [...]

It takes a sportsman to teach dignity to politicians

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2017-10-20T11:24:28+01:00Fri, 20th Oct '17, 09:52|

Anyone who knows me knows I do not know the first thing about football. But I know enough to know that scoring a goal in a UEFA game is a moment of deserved pride and celebration. Andre Schembri showed more dignity and national pride than our self-absorbed politicians when instead of thinking of himself, he [...]

Newly Updated (21.10.17) : The wall of shame

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2017-10-21T21:50:34+01:00Fri, 20th Oct '17, 09:14|

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