Day: April 13, 2018

Decision to refuse extradition of Maria Efimova appealed

Decision to refuse extradition of Maria Efimova appealed

Reuters report that a Greek prosecutor appealed on Friday against the rejection of a Maltese request to extradite Maria Efimova, the whistle-blower who was one of the sources of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The appeal follows a court ruling on Thursday against extraditing Efimova to Malta. That court ordered Maria Efimova’s release. Following the prosecutor’s appeal, Greece’s …

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Republik: Joseph Muscat is a European problem.

Republik: Joseph Muscat is a European problem.

Swiss online publication Republik closed today its trilogy on Malta in the aftermath of the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The first two pieces were linked here. A loose translation of an extract from its conclusion: “Our research could not clarify who killed her. Many said they had proof, but nobody had any. “What is clear, …

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La Repubblica: Malta, the island of impunity. Here’s who wants to cloud the truth on Daphne

La Repubblica: Malta, the island of impunity. Here’s who wants to cloud the truth on Daphne

La Repubblica runs a double-page spread today by Carlo Bonini and Giuliano Foschini that is introduced on the newspaper’s front page with the heading “This is how Malta destroys even the ghost of Daphne in order to cloud the truth”. The report speaks of the frequent and repeated destruction of the memorial to Daphne in …

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GUEST POST: Alpha Librae

GUEST POST: Alpha Librae

I received this note from the author of the verses beneath: “These are some thoughts which I have jotted down whilst I have been thinking about Daphne’s 6th month anniversary. I live abroad but I know exactly where I was when the perpetual night fell on our country. The piece is called Alpha Librae, as …

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CONFIRMED: Ali Sadr and Pilatus Bank currently investigated in Malta for money laundering

CONFIRMED: Ali Sadr and Pilatus Bank currently investigated in Malta for money laundering

Papers filed in a US Federal court confirm Ali Sadr’s activities at Pilatus Bank have been investigated by US authorities and form part of their case against him. The US Attorney also informed the US court Ali Sadr is under separate investigation for money laundering in Malta. In a statement in response to Ali Sadr’s …

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