Timeless

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2020-02-21T15:33:05+01:00Fri, 21st Feb '20, 15:29|

Some details from the controversial Malta carnival float featuring an effigy of the archbishop. The makers appear to have taken Charles Scicluna's hint about what should have been expected on a carnival float this year. Photos taken today.

Disproportionate response

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2020-02-21T20:02:00+01:00Fri, 21st Feb '20, 15:04|

Glenn Bedingfield took the stand today at the inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Even after two years of universal condemnation, of films, books, articles and documentaries carrying an objective interpretation of what has happened in Malta over the years leading to Daphne Caruana Galizia’s killing and of what happened since, of visiting [...]

GUEST POST: Mirror, mirror

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2020-02-21T13:52:19+01:00Fri, 21st Feb '20, 13:52|

Filed by Spartacus. In 1977, Dr Eddie Fenech Adami was elected as leader of the Nationalist Party. Some time later, at a rally held at the Plaza cinema in Sliema, Dr Fenech Adami delivered his first public speech. In this speech he expressed the danger that was looming then: the merging of the GWU with [...]

Visiting hour

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2020-02-21T15:31:37+01:00Fri, 21st Feb '20, 13:44|

I filed a judicial protest in court today against minister Byron Camilleri and three of his officials: the prisons director, the director for detention centres and the principal immigration officer. I claimed that their rejection of my request to visit detention centres and the prison is an abuse of human rights. Of course, we’re not [...]

The government must explain the lies

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2020-02-21T12:04:40+01:00Fri, 21st Feb '20, 12:04|

Neville Gafà’s testimony this week at the inquiry into the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia contradicts statements made in 2018 by then Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela. One of them is lying. We need the government to tell us who. This week Neville Gafà said he held a diplomatic passport. He said he represented Malta in [...]