Oops they did it again.

2018-09-18T09:02:56+02:00Tue, 18th Sep '18, 09:02|

The protest site in Great Siege Square has been wiped out again in the dead of night. We weren’t sleeping there to guard it because we have children and homes and jobs to go back to. Joseph Muscat also had a home to go back to so he had government employees strike down the flag [...]

Damage to wreaths at ‘makeshift memorial’ in Northern Ireland treated as ‘hate crime’ by police

2018-09-17T20:20:00+02:00Mon, 17th Sep '18, 20:20|

Damage to poppy wreaths at Narrow Water in County Down is being treated as a hate crime by Northern Ireland police. Eighteen soldiers were killed in two IRA bomb attacks at the site near Warrenpoint, Northern Ireland, in August 1979. BBC reported that the damage happened on Saturday afternoon and the wreaths have since been [...]

Pat Azzopardi Preziosi: The situation is seriously desperate now

2018-09-17T11:23:03+02:00Mon, 17th Sep '18, 11:23|

Guest post by Pat Azzopardi Preziosi People hold up photos of assassinated anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia and torches on mobile phones during a vigil to mark eleven months since her murder in a car bomb, in Valletta, Malta September 16, 2018. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi At 2:35 pm, exactly 11 months ago today, [...]

Blame it on the Usual Suspects

2018-09-17T10:01:58+02:00Mon, 17th Sep '18, 10:01|

The government needed a pretext to push activists and protesters away from the Great Siege Memorial. They waited for the 8th September when no one would have made a fuss if they spruced up the place to have the Victory Day bacchanal and then said this is it. Because they did not want to work [...]

Government respects protest memorial

2018-09-17T09:53:49+02:00Mon, 17th Sep '18, 09:27|

This morning, government employees wrapped the hoarding around the Great Siege memorial but they only covered the three unused sides facing the back and side of the memorial. The front facing the law courts has been left untouched sporting the protest banner demanding justice. The Maltese flag, the image of Daphne Caruana Galizia and messages [...]

The Sunday Times: Agora

2018-09-16T12:13:16+02:00Sun, 16th Sep '18, 12:13|

From my article in The Sunday Times today: "It is our duty to defy the illegal acts of authoritarian government. We cannot allow anyone to shut down the agora for the sake of their own vanity, and to protect the illusion of their unassailability. At 7pm tonight, come to Great Siege Square, step into the [...]

Press Release

2018-09-15T18:53:14+02:00Sat, 15th Sep '18, 18:53|

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 [...]

Police report

2018-09-15T15:05:54+02:00Sat, 15th Sep '18, 15:02|

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 [...]

De Volkskrant: Malta government “shocked” by tenacity of Council of Europe investigator

2018-09-15T14:50:22+02:00Sat, 15th Sep '18, 14:50|

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 [...]

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