Criminal Appeals Court quashes Magistrate’s order for inquiry into ministers’ conduct in VGH sale

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2019-10-03T16:43:44+02:00Thu, 3rd Oct '19, 16:43|

The Court of Criminal Appeal has overturned a magistrate’s order for an inquiry to look into the conduct of ministers Konrad Mizzi, Chris Cardona and Edward Scicluna in the sale of three public hospitals to VGH. The decision, which came more than six weeks after the Magistrate Claire Stafrace Zammit’s original order to start an [...]

Facticide

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2019-10-03T08:36:12+02:00Thu, 3rd Oct '19, 08:35|

I hesitate to write this. Explaining feminism to women is the ultimate form of mansplaining. I don’t like being the patronising sod who insists on explaining the off-side rule when they’re not too sure of it themselves. But when Helena Dalli described the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia as ‘femicide’, it rankled. I suppose etymologically [...]