This evening, with the help of lawyers Jason Azzopardi, Karol Aquilina, Eve Borg Costanzi and Therese Comodini Cachia as well 61 other lawyers, I asked the court to open out of hours to consider my request to order the government not to remove the protest memorial in Great Siege Square. Judge Noel Cuschieri received my [...]
Issued just now. Stqarrija Stampa ta’ Manuel Delia Dal-għodu jien u attivisti sħabi weħħilna strixxun mal-injam li qed idawwar ‘il-Monument tal-Assedju l-Kbir li kien juri l-bandiera ta’ Malta, xbiegħa ta’ Daphne Caruana Galizia u l-kelma ‘Ġustizzja’. Qegħdna wkoll fjuri u xemgħat. Dan bi tkomplija tal-protesta għall-verita’ u l-ġustizzja. Għall-ħabta tas-14:15 impjegati tad-Dipartiment tal-Indafa Pubblika [...]
I have just filed the following police report with the Commissioner of Police about the removal of the banner we put up this morning opposite the Law Courts: Sur Kummissarju, Kif forsi diġà taf, dalgħodu jiena personalment flimkien ma’ numru ta’ attivisti oħra poġġejna banner li kien juri l-bandiera ta’ Malta, il-kelma “ĠUSTIZZJA” u wiċċ [...]
Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant reported the Maltese authorities are in shock at the tenacity and determination of MP Pieter Omtzigt appointed by the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly to report on whether the investigations into the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia are truly independent. The report says that Pieter Omtzigt is known in the Netherlands [...]
A banner with Malta's national flag, an image of Daphne Caruana Galizia and the word "Ġustizzja" put up by activists at 10:30 am this morning was put down by government officials at 2:15 pm today. Flowers and candles left there were also swept away and binned.
These photos are from earlier today. Join the protest by visiting the memorial and laying your own flowers and lighting your own candles. And join us tomorrow at a vigil, 11 months since the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. At 7pm.
Labour Councillors vote against awarding Daphne Caruana Galizia her town council’s posthumous recognition
Labour Councillors in Mosta voted against a motion to recognise Daphne Caruana Galizia with the town’s yearly recognition. The President of the Local Council’s Association, Malta’s foremost representative of local autonomy and democratisation, Mario Fava, issued this post criticising the Councillors in Mosta who supported granting Daphne Caruana Galizia the recognition. Mosta did not rush [...]
At a civil society action near the Great Siege memorial in Valletta today some hecklers told activists "you've gone too far". The action was a silent protest that involved hanging a banner, laying flowers and placing candles. No molotov cocktail in sight. And yet they say it is "too far" because it carries the temerity [...]