The integrity of the case

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2020-05-06T17:50:07+02:00Wed, 6th May '20, 17:50|

There’s mounting concern again that after the surge in November 2019 when Yorgen Fenech was arrested, the momentum on the shuffling feet of our state institutions in their attempt to get to the bottom of the truth in the case of the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia is stalling again. Some of this is no [...]

His eyes flickered open

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2020-05-06T13:56:22+02:00Wed, 6th May '20, 13:56|

It’s an old slasher movie trope. You think the villain is dead. The vampire has been shot through the forehead with a silver bullet dipped in holy water. The zombie has been torn from limb to limb. The pervert with the ski mask has been electrocuted. It is finally time to release all the piled [...]

CoE rapporteur warns Malta parties against reforms without wide consultation

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2020-05-06T12:16:26+02:00Wed, 6th May '20, 12:16|

The Council of Europe's rapporteur on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia and the rule of law in Malta, Pieter Omtzigt, expressed concern that Malta's government and opposition are attempting to push through institutional reforms without wide consultation in society. “When I visited Malta in February, I was encouraged to hear from the government that [...]

ICC prosecutor paints a grim picture of treatment of migrants in Libya

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2020-05-06T08:30:50+02:00Wed, 6th May '20, 08:30|

International Criminal Court Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda yesterday reported to the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Libya describing the treatment of migrants detained there. “My Office is aware of allegations of serious violations in many prisons and detention facilities throughout Libya,” including facilities under the authority of the Ministry of Interior of the [...]