A timely comparison

2021-11-17T10:03:36+01:00Wed, 17th Nov '21, 10:03|

The Opposition MPs on the committee for standards recommended yesterday that since both sides had already agreed to endorse the standards commissioner’s conclusion that Rosianne Cutajar breached Parliamentary ethics she should be suspended for a month. MPs for the government disagreed and the Speaker threw in his casting vote against the motion. He supported a [...]

The unlikely Khan

2021-11-17T13:00:00+01:00Wed, 17th Nov '21, 09:59|

Owen Bonnici is going to teach us about how to avoid hate speech at an upcoming conference. We knew he was all for a tolerant society built on mutual respect, particularly respect for people you disagree with, every one of those over 500 bloody times, that he ordered the removal of our protest in front [...]

WATCH: Day of the Imprisoned Writer

2021-11-17T09:54:50+01:00Wed, 17th Nov '21, 09:54|

Here is a video of an event organised by Scottish PEN to mark the Day of the Imprisoned Writer (15th November). The speakers are Rebecca Vincent (Reporters Without Borders), Cat Lucas (English PEN), Leela Soma (Scottish PEN), Ricky Monahan Brown (Scottish PEN), and Lizzie Eldridge (Scottish PEN), who read from the work of Daphne Caruana Galizia. [...]

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