An Appeals Court presided by Chief Justice Mark Chetcuti overturned a lower court’s decision and ordered the government to pay a former presidential aid money owed to her when her job ended because her boss’s term ran out. Marika Mizzi was President George Abela’s press secretary engaged as a person of trust on a contract [...]
All those hours of listening to Konrad Mizzi’s vacuous, irrelevant, opaque, and interminable “opening statement” filibustered over something like three months proved, predictably, to be an entirely wasted consumption of mind-meltingly boring time. I look with some half-hearted sympathy at Beppe Fenech Adami and his colleagues on that committee. I think what it must feel [...]
Court rules Torċa used ‘Allo! ‘Allo! photo to harm Occupy Justice activist. Pia Zammit awarded damages.
The Appeals Court has today ruled that it-Torċa sought to damage the reputation of Occupy Justice activist and Repubblika founder Pia Zammit when the Labour-leaning newspaper repeatedly printed a backstage photo taken 10 years earlier of the actress in an 'Allo! 'Allo! costume. A lower court had dismissed Pia Zammit libel suit against it-Torċa’s editor [...]
Photo: REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi Why do Joseph Muscat and his henchmen hate Repubblika so much? Why are they making Robert Aquilina one of a short-list of national hate figures, public enemies of Labour’s cause for a perpetual monopoly on power? Because Robert Aquilina is a leading figure in the effort of the few [...]
To justify his very public assault on the inquiring magistrate who ordered a search in Joseph Muscat’s home and officer, Glenn Bedingfield refers to past criticism of Judge Consuelo Scerri Herrera and Judge Giovanni Grixti by people like the author of the blog you’re reading. He specifically refers to me writing about Magistrate Charmaine Galea [...]
People who have read too much history for their own good cannot escape the sadness that the present events must cause them. Glenn Bedingfield took the floor in Parliament yesterday for a 15-minute rant of scapegoating hatred identifying targets for the enmity of his party’s followers. He named the enemies of the people du jour [...]