Neville the humanitarian

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2020-02-20T11:45:09+01:00Thu, 20th Feb '20, 11:45|

The government still needs to come clean about Neville Gafà Yesterday’s testimony at the inquiry into the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia opens up fresh questions which the government must answer. For the first time ever Neville Gafà gave what he claimed was a sincere account of his function in government, at least over the [...]

Venice Commission President denies Malta sought advice on police commissioner appointment procedure

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2020-02-20T11:14:50+01:00Thu, 20th Feb '20, 11:14|

The president of the Venice Commission Gianni Buquicchio told this website that “no formal advice was yet sought or provided” with regards to the changes to the law currently being debated in Parliament on the manner of appointing the police chief. Gianni Buquicchio told this website that Byron Camilleri’s Ministry only sought “informal consultations”. This [...]

Symptomatic of the nation

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2020-02-20T08:42:23+01:00Thu, 20th Feb '20, 08:42|

    Judge Joseph Said Pullicino’s questioning of witnesses in the public inquiry into the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia is incisive. There are few pleasures in this experience. But watching people like Nigel Vella and Matthew Carbone squirm under the pressure of his deceptively gentle questions is a considerable compensation for the dread and [...]