GUEST POST: Is this democracy?

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2018-08-26T11:29:36+00:00Sun, 26th Aug '18, 11:29|

Sent in by an anonymous author. Living in a democracy is very important, it is a basic human right, maybe one we often take for granted. Our country is meant to be a democracy too, but is it? To someone who understands what a democracy truly is, the mere notion of assassinating a journalist is [...]

It’s about power and its abuse

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2018-08-26T08:33:05+00:00Sun, 26th Aug '18, 08:33|

In some respects, the story I published two days ago about a senior cleric admitting to the abuse of a minor several years ago cut a bit of a contrast with the over-riding theme of this blog.This website is a one man show and I do not presume to compete with news organisations who can [...]

We will not rest

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2018-08-26T13:14:46+00:00Sun, 26th Aug '18, 07:53|

Daphne Caruana Galizia would have been 54 today. We remember her extraordinary bravery and journalism and will not rest until there has been justice for her assassination. The design and printing of this card were organised and funded by Il-Kenniesa. Design: Aldo Gatt.

Reżistenza Malta: Malta is indebted to Daphne Caruana Galizia

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2018-08-26T07:45:31+00:00Sun, 26th Aug '18, 07:45|

Today would have been Daphne Caruana Galizia's 54th birthday. This is a press statement issued this morning by Reżistenza Malta: After decades of demonization, the 'perfect' environment was created to assassinate Daphne Caruana Galizia. Numerous politicians, broadcasters and political commentators worked hard to label her as a “witch”, thus contributing to a complete dehumanisation process. [...]