Day: February 16, 2018

Mintoff’s picture

Mintoff’s picture

Civil Society’s comments tonight on Mintoff’s picture at the Daphne Caruana Galizia memorial in Valletta: We understand why someone would want to put pictures of Raymond Caruana and Karin Grech on a popular memorial and protest site demanding justice and an end to impunity. Mintoff died in his sleep of natural causes. No one has …

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Equivocating equivalence

Equivocating equivalence

This is how Labour justify themselves. They throw contradictions in the mix, confusing issues and throwing people into forced reserved neutrality. I saw them do it to a smart man a few weeks ago. Owen Bonnici tried to drown Antonio di Pietro in a sea of dubious facts, half-truths and lies which the man had …

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The picture they should have put there

The picture they should have put there

And inevitably someone brings pictures of Karin Grech and Raymond Caruana to the Daphne Caruana Galizia memorial in Republic Street. I see the point of those who did that of course. The two cases demand justice. Unlike Daphne Caruana Galizia, neither one of them was specifically targeted. But this is not a pantheon to rank …

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#OccupyJustice: 3 billboards for the prime minister

#OccupyJustice: 3 billboards for the prime minister

#Occupyjustice statement: In the Oscar-nominated movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, an anguished mother seeks justice for her murdered daughter. After months pass without the culprit being caught, the mother makes a bold move, and puts up three billboards on a main motorway, with pointed messages directed at the town’s revered Chief of Police. In …

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GUEST POST: I’m a stranger at home

GUEST POST: I’m a stranger at home

By someone known to me: It is difficult to describe the four months since Daphne’s assassination. I knew her and am privileged to have done so. I did not know her well. She was not a friend, more of an acquaintance. Our paths crossed fleetingly several times – none had anything to do with politics …

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