Self-assessment

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2018-09-23T14:11:36+01:00Sun, 23rd Sep '18, 14:11|

The prime minister ruling out an independent inquiry into what the state could have done to prevent the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia and to determine whether there is any responsibility by state actors in the occurrence is an abhorrent decision. It belies his claim that he would leave ‘no stone unturned’ to find out [...]

A review of the Egrant inquiry conclusions (Conclusion)

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2018-09-23T13:45:21+01:00Sun, 23rd Sep '18, 13:45|

This is the concluding analysis in Godfrey Leone Ganado’s 10-part review of the findings of the Egrant inquiry: Background An analysis of 49 pages of the conclusions of the magisterial inquiry report containing around 1500 pages, which was published by the Attorney General, and a copy of which, he gave the Prime Minister probably not [...]

Constitutional claim to protect freedom of expression

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2018-09-23T13:23:27+01:00Sun, 23rd Sep '18, 13:23|

This week I am filing a constitutional case against the government for what I argue is the breach of my fundamental right to free expression. The matter was covered this morning in The Sunday Times. Of course this is not about me, or just about me. Over 11 months thousands of people stepped up to [...]

We serve whites only

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2018-09-23T13:18:43+01:00Sun, 23rd Sep '18, 13:17|

Malta Today’s story about a band club in Marsa banning black people is hard reading. The committee denies the policy exists though the journalist, Karl Azzopardi, does his own checking and confirms with the barman  racial profiling of visitors is indeed the order of the day. I don’t think this surprises anyone. Surely people realise [...]