Day: April 15, 2018

The Daphne Project

The Daphne Project

Only truth can bring justice. For six months we have demanded that impunity is ended. The demands will not stop until it does. The Daphne Project is the continuation by a world-wide network of journalists of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s work. For truth to prevail, it must be said. Brace for impact. Read about The Daphne …

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L’ESPRESSO. Padani offshore: The Malta connection for Italian politics and money

L’ESPRESSO. Padani offshore: The Malta connection for Italian politics and money

Today’s L’Espresso carries a report on conflicts of interests of politicians of the Lega Nord, the third largest party in Italy. The story refers to Italian investment in Malta’s insurer Global Capital plc that raised 15 million euro of funding in 2016 from a rights issue that year. Twenty per cent of that funding was …

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THE SUNDAY TIMES: Muscat’s brave face

THE SUNDAY TIMES: Muscat’s brave face

From my article in The Sunday Times today: “The Prime Minister cheated everyone into thinking he was being transparent when he appointed an inquiry into the allegation he received bribes into a bank account of a secret company set up in Panama in his wife’s name. But the inquiry’s remit is extremely carefully defined and …

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THE SUNDAY TIMES: #occupyjustice 6 months on

THE SUNDAY TIMES: #occupyjustice 6 months on

From an #occupyjustice article in The Sunday Times today: “Where are you now that she is dead? What is keeping you at home? Have you succumbed to the intimidation? Are you scared to attend peaceful protests for fear of reprisals? Or have you retreated to your bubble, lulled into a false sense of security? (…) …

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Bedingfield and Farrugia handed over to journalists manipulated Caruana Galizia document

Bedingfield and Farrugia handed over to journalists manipulated Caruana Galizia document

Prime minister’s staffers Glenn Bedingfield and Kurt Farrugia manipulated a document drawn up by the Caruana Galizia family and passed it on to Swiss journalists (in a doctored version) as if it was a government dossier. Read details of the incident on this The Shift News story. The Shift News worked with Swiss Republik journalists …

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LISTEN: 6 months later (BBC Newshour)

LISTEN: 6 months later (BBC Newshour)

This is an update BBC Newshour on the World Service broadcast this weekend 6 months from Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination. It carries an extract of an interview Daphne’s colleague at The Malta Independent Rachel Attard had given the BBC hours after her death. And a short interview with me particularly on the significance of the …

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Daphne’s sister at Journalism Festival: “a 100 people should be doing her work; impossible to kill them all”

Daphne’s sister at Journalism Festival: “a 100 people should be doing her work; impossible to kill them all”

Corinne Vella, Daphne Caruana Galizia’s sister, participated in a discussion at the Perugia International Journalism Festival in a session dedicated to her sister and to slain Slovak journalist Jan Kuciak. At the meeting Corinne is reported to have said “No one take over (Daphne’s) blog. Instead 20, a hundred, should be doing that work. That …

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WATCH: Discussion in Perugia after first screening of “Daphne”

WATCH: Discussion in Perugia after first screening of “Daphne”

This is the stage discussion (in Italian) with Jason Azzopardi and film-makers Carl Bonini and Giuliano Foschini that followed the screening of the La Repubblica film “Daphne” shown this Friday at the International Journalism festival in Perugia. The film will be screened next in Malta on Saturday 21st at the University of Malta. Tickets for …

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