International free speech organisations concerned about Malta

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2018-04-12T19:24:15+00:00Thu, 12th Apr '18, 19:24|

Article 19, English PEN, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom, International Press Institute, PEN International and Reporters without Borders released today a review of press freedom and free speech in Malta. When Malta was last reviewed for these issues before 2013 there had been no adverse comments. But the report finds that "since [...]

Matthew, Andrew and Paul Caruana Galizia on Greek refusal to extradite Maria Efimova

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2018-04-12T18:52:39+00:00Thu, 12th Apr '18, 18:52|

The following is a statement by Matthew, Andrew and Paul Caruana Galizia: Today's decision of the court in Athens to reject Malta’s request for Maria Efimova’s extradition and to release her from custody is welcome news. But it is an indictment of Malta’s collapsing rule of law and its government's drive to persecute rather than [...]

Don’t expect them to give up

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2018-04-12T18:43:30+00:00Thu, 12th Apr '18, 18:43|

It would be naïve in the extreme to think that Maria Efimova’s tormentors will give up now. Today’s decision in Greece slows them down but she’s nowhere near out of the woods. Think about it. The brutal elimination of Daphne Caruana Galizia did not stop her sons’ torment, or her husband’s. No opportunity is lost [...]