In an earlier post I wrote that Judge Toni Abela heads the Association of Judges and Magistrates that is resisting calls by the Venice Commission to remove the Labour Party’s power to protect judges and magistrates who commit serious wrongdoing.

The Venice Commission, along with NGO Repubblika, insists that judges and magistrates should be independent of political interference. That is how we can ensure the rule of law and how we can stop the impunity of corrupt politicians.

Judge Toni Abela’s Association appears to be less than keen on that independence.

Here’s Toni Abela speaking some time ago:

Prophetic much?