16 October: Vigil in Sydney

2019-10-13T02:30:17+02:00Fri, 11th Oct '19, 16:39|

A vigil for Daphne Caruana Galizia is being held at Saint Martin Tower, 31, Market Street, Sydney 2000. The event is being held at 6pm on 16 October. More details here.

The real question is how can we have an economy without banks

2019-10-11T16:33:58+02:00Fri, 11th Oct '19, 16:33|

Labour trolls have been sent out to blame the likely exit of HSBC from Malta’s economy on its entrance in Malta in the last century. ‘Kellu raġun Alfred Sant,’ they say. U morru tnejjku, tridux. Of course, the manner of HSBC’s entry into the Maltese market is as irrelevant an explanation for its likely exit [...]

“Viva l-Lejber”

2019-10-11T15:53:50+02:00Fri, 11th Oct '19, 15:53|

Read this court report. Two judges considered appeals from decisions about the same article. The question was whether a The Malta Independent article about Keith Schembri and about the front-man of Keith Schembri’s businesses while the prince of darkness graces us with his wisdom as prime minister’s chief of staff is defamatory. One court last [...]

Daphne and Anna: Proudly dissenting

2019-10-11T13:31:01+02:00Fri, 11th Oct '19, 13:31|

At last year's first Daphne Caruana Galizia memorial lecture John Sweeney recalled a journalist he knew, Anna Politkovskaya, who 12 years before had been killed because of her journalism. Lorenzo Frigerio from Liberainformazione writes a brilliant piece drawing parallels between the two exemplary journalists, women, victims of the politics which they challenged. Take the time [...]

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