Day: June 15, 2018

Shortlisting

Shortlisting

Clyde Puli gave an interview to The Malta Independent and something odd came out. Well there were quite a few odd things, but let’s stick to one. He announced the candidature of two new MEP candidates, and the possibility of another two should they accept and clarified that the party has done away with its …

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Credit due

Credit due

The decision of the Greek Supreme Court to refuse Malta’s request for the extradition of Maria Efimova is very, very significant. It is extremely rare for an EU Member State not to trust another Member State with the safety of a person accused of crime. Although this obviously was a judicial decision, its political ramifications …

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16th June 7.30pm: Vigil for Truth and Justice

16th June 7.30pm: Vigil for Truth and Justice

If you don’t call for truth and justice no one will. This week the Maltese courts found the government in breach of fundamental human rights of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s family because no one can have any confidence of political independence of the police. The Greek Supreme Court protected Daphne Caruana Galizia’s source, Maria Efimova, from …

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The duty to oppose

The duty to oppose

The Nationalist Opposition is being persistently neglectful of its constitutional duty to shadow the government, highlight its weaknesses, oppose its excesses and provide alternative solutions to help drive forward the debate. You’ve got one job. You’re not doing it. Jurgen Balzan of The Shift News recently asked if the Nationalist Party is enabling Labour’s corruption …

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ERT1: Malta reportage

ERT1: Malta reportage

Flagship Greek TV ERT1 (Ellinikí Radiophonia Tileórasi 1) has broadcast a detailed reportage on Malta starting with the Valletta 2018 capital of culture context but moving onto understanding Malta through the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia and its aftermath. The ‘Daphne section’ starts in the 30th minute and includes interviews with Mark Wood, Lizzie Eldridge, …

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