Thank you for ensuring we are not alone

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2018-10-27T17:52:41+02:00Fri, 19th Oct '18, 17:15|

Labour wants the world's press to stop being interested in Malta unless it is to sing the praises of Joseph Muscat, but the presence of international NGOs, MEPs and journalists during the past week is important for us. I’ll explain this in simple terms for the trolls and the tyrants to have no difficulty understanding. [...]

International free speech NGOs finalise recommendations

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2018-10-19T12:00:20+02:00Fri, 19th Oct '18, 12:00|

The International Press Institute, PEN International, Reporters Without Borders, the Committee to Protect Journalists, the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom and the European Federation of Journalists have today formally reiterated their call for a public inquiry into whether Daphne Caruana Galizia's assassination could have been prevented. They have also called upon the government [...]

Courage

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2018-10-19T16:54:13+02:00Fri, 19th Oct '18, 10:34|

Read today’s The Malta Independent leader.  It can be assumed to be a direct line to the thinking of PN Headquarters. Every newspaper has a right to choose its editorial line and it is no better or worse for choosing to disagree with others. Of course, though it complained about remarks made about a story [...]

GUEST POST: Afraid of those that break the law

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2018-10-27T17:47:24+02:00Fri, 19th Oct '18, 09:27|

By Mark Sultana, BirdLife Malta CEO Malta is an island in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea. Its strategic position was always appreciated by war strategists, economists, peacemakers, traders, and the likes since the link between Europe and Africa was crucial for their missions. This train of thought works the same with nature and more [...]

And now that the international press has flown out

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2018-10-19T09:01:48+02:00Fri, 19th Oct '18, 09:01|

Our democratic government has again censored the protest memorial in Valletta. The assurances given by the Prime Minister to international press freedom NGOs that the matter would be reconsidered had the longevity of the Munich Agreement and the sincerity of the Prime Minister as that of the proponent of that deal. They waited until journalists [...]