Day: October 10, 2018

I fear for Simon Busuttil’s safety

I fear for Simon Busuttil’s safety

I’ve thought about what I’m about to say a lot over the last year and I’ve stopped myself saying it aloud. But I saw the prime minister on TV yesterday in Parliament and I heard from people who were there what the scene in the chamber after the cameras were switched off was like. And …

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Journalism in Muscat-speak

Journalism in Muscat-speak

Sarah Puntan Galea, another footsoldier in Joseph Muscat’s regiment of truth bashers, wanted to remind the BBC’s Simon Reeve how journalism should be done. She thinks the world is like Malta where Labour gets to tell everyone what to think, no matter how absurd. The fact that the BBC interviewed me does not give anyone …

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At 6.30 pm turn on Parliament TV

At 6.30 pm turn on Parliament TV

After that fascist attack on basic freedoms perpetrated in full view of the country by a prime minister who threatened an Opposition MP with effective exile from the country, Simon Busuttil is tonight standing in Parliament to reply. Until now Simon Busuttil said he would wait for the Egrant inquiry to be published before reacting …

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Exiles

Exiles

He tried to fudge it later but he had said it. Joseph Muscat told Simon Busuttil he should not ever be allowed in Malta. It was not a slip of an angry moment. It is an idea the prime minister wants to push right into the mainstream. I meet people who have the culture, the …

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PEN international hosting vigil in memory of Daphne Caruana Galizia in London

PEN international hosting vigil in memory of Daphne Caruana Galizia in London

PEN International is hosting a vigil for Daphne Caruana Galizia on Tuesday 16 October at 7 pm in the courtyard of St James’ Church in Picadilly, London. St James’ Church is right opposite Malta’s High Commission to the UK. The event is described by the organisers as “a vigil to pay tribute to the courage of …

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Don’t forget. Chris Cardona knows the second of the three assassins as well.

Don’t forget. Chris Cardona knows the second of the three assassins as well.

The focus right now is on Chris Cardona and the reasons he lied about not knowing Alfred Degiorgio, alleged assassin number 1 awaiting trial for killing Daphne Caruana Galizia. When faced by witnesses he met him close to the bombing at Ferdinand’s bar in Siġġiewi he denied having met him and insisted he only knew …

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