The mess of the new AG appointment

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2020-09-08T18:57:25+02:00Tue, 8th Sep '20, 18:57|

Victoria Buttigieg has been appointed Attorney General to replace Peter Grech. “Replace” is right. Some might say Peter Grech’s clone has taken office. This is a mess of incredible proportions and I’ll try to explain why. The Venice Commission said we should separate the two roles the Attorney General used to have in our rule [...]

Amnesty donounces Malta’s “illegal tactics” to prevent migrant arrivals.

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2020-09-08T11:50:48+02:00Tue, 8th Sep '20, 11:50|

Human rights NGO Amnesty International denounced the Maltese government accusing it of “illegal tactics” in the Mediterranean to prevent the arrival of immigrants making the dangerous crossing from North Africa. Amnesty International’s statement of today says that “The Maltese government has used dangerous and illegal measures to deal with the arrivals of refugees and migrants [...]