Deaths in prison

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2020-03-11T14:08:48+01:00Wed, 11th Mar '20, 14:08|

The appointment of Alex Dalli to the directorship of the prison has introduced an element that is strongly discouraged by worldwide experts on prison administration. Alex Dalli is a retired colonel in the army and experts recommend that prisons are run by civilians not members or former members of disciplinary forces. His rule which will [...]

GUEST POST: The cause and effect theory

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2020-03-11T09:26:11+01:00Wed, 11th Mar '20, 09:26|

Sent in by someone known to me: Salarino: Why, I am sure. If he forfeit then wilt not take his flesh. What’s that good for? Shylock: To bait fish withal. If it will feed nothing else, it will feed my revenge. He has disgraced me and hindered me half a million, laughed at my losses, [...]

Let this not be a leadership crisis

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2020-03-11T08:08:29+01:00Wed, 11th Mar '20, 08:07|

Novel coronavirus is an epidemy in a number of countries, most prominently from our point of view including the country closest to us. It has not been declared a pandemic yet as in most countries it has so far been largely contained but people have been looking at growth graphs and many are describing themselves [...]

Ali Sadr testifies in his own defence

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2020-03-11T06:55:41+01:00Wed, 11th Mar '20, 06:55|

Ali Sadr Hashemi Nejad testified yesterday in his own defence at the New York trial he is facing for busting US sanctions against Iran and for bank fraud. It is rare for a criminal case defendant to testify in their own case and they cannot be forced to do so. However, now that he has [...]