Il-Koħħu may be cooperating with the authorities

2021-02-17T11:54:56+01:00Wed, 17th Feb '21, 11:54|

Vincent “il-Koħħu” Muscat charged with being one of the three assassins on site at the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia, has withdrawn an appeal from a ruling by the trial judge that dismissed all technical objections he and the other two accused made. It is reasonable to expect that the withdrawal of the appeal may [...]

Your Justice Minister is working hard for you

2021-02-17T10:46:46+01:00Wed, 17th Feb '21, 10:46|

When you hear arguments about why it's a great thing that our government ministers are also MPs seeking re-election, look at these photos. Did you think your Justice Minister was working hard to implement the rule of law reforms this country needs to become a place when you can hope for timely justice? Think again. [...]

Commission on “important shortcomings” in application of Maltese anti-money laundering law

2021-02-17T10:00:13+01:00Wed, 17th Feb '21, 10:00|

The European Commission has told the petitions committee of the European Parliament that “it fully shares the assessment made public by the Council of Europe, which found important shortcomings in the manner in which the Maltese criminal legal framework is applied in practice”. But in spite of these concerns the European Commission says it cannot [...]


2021-02-17T09:16:30+01:00Wed, 17th Feb '21, 09:16|

There’s been some backlash at the point I made that appointing a party crony to the governership of Finance Malta was just the sort of nepotistic partisanship that is harming this country’s chances of having a future to speak of. The argument was twisted to the point that Carlos Zarb’s defenders claimed and that any [...]

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