Justice for Daphne. Justice for Malta.

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2018-01-16T22:10:22+00:00Sun, 14th Jan '18, 20:22|

On Tuesday 16th, it will be 3 months since Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated. We are nowhere near knowing who ordered her killing. Justice remains denied. My wife and I plan to lay fresh flowers and spend some minutes of reflection at the improvised memorial to Daphne at the feet of the Great Siege Memorial [...]

G Farrugia Calleja: Whitewash is the New Black

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2018-01-14T21:03:54+00:00Sun, 14th Jan '18, 20:15|

By resident guest George Farrugia Calleja: The end / beginning of the year brings about the obligation to attend festivities usually over-populated by grey men in similarly shaded suits. Being of an ascetic disposition, I don’t indulge, preferring the company of friends to the enforced jollity of “il-kumplament” or “is-sena t-tajba”. The Great And Good [...]

LISTEN: The Efimova Tapes – 2 (updated with transcript)

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2018-01-15T17:18:19+00:00Sun, 14th Jan '18, 16:30|

Here is the second part of the detailed interview I conducted with Pilatus whistleblower Maria Efimova. Labour has been putting a spin on a phrase in the European Parliament report in Malta that said that Efimova "indicated she was not the original source" for Daphne Caruana Galizia's reporting on the Egrant case. Leave aside for [...]

La Repubblica on Malta’s passport scheme

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2018-01-14T11:46:48+00:00Sun, 14th Jan '18, 10:58|

See this report by La Repubblica on the Russian oligarchs that can now travel and move their money freely in Europe by pretending to be Maltese. The world's interest into Malta's way of doing things the last few years is not going to go away. We can no longer speak of the risk to Malta's [...]