You’re being watched

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2018-10-29T16:42:26+01:00Mon, 29th Oct '18, 16:42|

Photo: Washington Post Facial recognition technology is coming our way. If you’re in Paceville or in Marsa the government will know it. You might argue that is because the places are unsafe and law enforcement needs all the help it can get to bring order where there is none. But the consequences could [...]

Are you a victim of corruption?

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2018-10-29T14:56:57+01:00Mon, 29th Oct '18, 14:56|

It can be said of any tragedy. It would be funny if it wasn’t just so damn wrong. Simon Busuttil was told by the Constitutional Court this morning the Attorney General was wrong to say that the safeguards on a fair trial do not apply to the case of the Panama Gang’s appeal from a [...]

I don’t have to like it to know it’s right

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2018-10-29T12:14:46+01:00Mon, 29th Oct '18, 12:14|

I have had some reason to reflect about professional solidarity between journalists these last few days, or lack of it. I wasn’t really thinking about solidarity with me. I’m new on the block and every professional in any profession will tell you, you earn the respect of your peers with years of commitment and hard [...]

When murdering journalists becomes commonplace

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2018-10-29T11:24:14+01:00Mon, 29th Oct '18, 11:24|

The following is from a piece by Frank Vogl, co-founder of Transparency International and author of Waging War on Corruption: "At a recent conference on global corruption in Copenhagen, Matthew Caruana Galizia talked about the killing of his mother. Her articles were increasingly shining a spotlight on systematic corruption across the Maltese government. Daphne Caruana [...]