Riot

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2019-10-21T13:56:13+01:00Mon, 21st Oct '19, 13:54|

Drunk and disorderly behaviour, violence, damage to public property and physical harm to a police officer are crimes that must be met by the appropriate consequence of the law. The illegal detention of human beings, the deprivation of their basic rights, their brutalisation by detention in inhumane conditions, starved of any means to retain their [...]

The laundry

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2019-10-21T08:20:46+01:00Mon, 21st Oct '19, 08:19|

The Attorney General’s decision in the money laundering case against George and Alfred Degiorgio and George’s partner Adelina Pop to try them in the Magistrates’ Court instead of in front of a jury of their peers, raises a number of questions. First, some background. Although money laundering clearly happens much more frequently, the Degiorgios are [...]

WATCH: On Daphne

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2019-10-21T08:05:42+01:00Mon, 21st Oct '19, 08:05|

https://youtu.be/anbKms80Mkw Written by Lizzie Eldridge Filmed and Edited by Darrin Zammit Lupi Recorded on 22nd September 2019 First screen by Broadcasting Scotland on 25th September 2019

GUEST POST: Programming of the mind

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2019-10-21T07:38:27+01:00Mon, 21st Oct '19, 07:38|

The author of the piece wished to remain anonymous. There are some references to me in the text. Needless to say, but perhaps better to say so anyway, the fact the post is published on this blog does not mean I share the views of the guest author. Everyone gets programmed as they grow up [...]

GUEST POST: The power of truth and justice

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2019-10-21T07:06:48+01:00Mon, 21st Oct '19, 07:05|

The messages were clear. ‘Daphne Caruana Galizia is Invicta!’ said Ana Gomes. ‘Daphne won!’ said Leo Luca Orlando, the Mayor of Palermo, a city once in the grip of the mafia. As living proof of these convictions, thousands of people cheered the speakers in Republic Street last Wednesday, on the second anniversary of the brutal [...]