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2018-08-16T09:51:27+00:00Thu, 16th Aug '18, 09:51|

I am thinking of making some changes here on manueldelia.com. The website layout was designed at a time when I was posting 4 times a week. Now I often post more than that in a day. It's time to look at ways of improving your experience as a user, guest writer, commenter and supporter of [...]

#occupyjustice: We shall defend our island and we shall never surrender

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2018-08-16T07:11:20+00:00Thu, 16th Aug '18, 06:57|

#occupyjustice press release today: Glowing candles formed the word ‘Justice’ which illuminated the beach of Font Għadir in Sliema just before the break of dawn, to mark ten months since the assassination of the journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. The action was carried out by #occupyjustice, a group of activists led by women. “We are here, [...]

K Zerafa Boffa: Tonight’s vigil? Why I bother.

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2018-08-16T05:54:53+00:00Thu, 16th Aug '18, 05:54|

Karen Zerafa Boffa first published this on her personal Facebook page. Reproduced here without her permission. I don't think she'll mind. Friends often ask me, "Why do you bother to attend Daphne's vigils every month? Can't you see it's useless? Why don't you just keep your head under the parapet like most people are doing, [...]

German musician quits Malta, alienated by corruption and the murder of a journalist

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2018-08-16T05:28:59+00:00Thu, 16th Aug '18, 05:28|

  German songwriter Philip Boa has declared himself “alienated from his second home” Malta in interviews released to German media on the occasion of the release of his new album “Earthly Powers”. The album is named after a 1980 novel by Anthony Burgess, another artist alienated from Malta who fictionalised his experience of Malta’s state-mandated [...]

A review of the Egrant inquiry conclusions (Part 1)

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2018-08-17T16:32:53+00:00Thu, 16th Aug '18, 05:05|

This analytical series is by Godfrey Leone Ganado: Background I am analysing the 50-page conclusions out of a 1,500-page report. I am doing so without the benefit of the publication of the full report. That remains by design the exclusive privilege of the Prime Minister, to enable him to state and twist whatever he wanted [...]