A helpful guide on how to treat refugees

2022-03-03T09:18:11+01:00Thu, 3rd Mar '22, 08:42|

The Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights Dunja Mijatovic has provided a very succinct, very clear list of principles for European governments on how to take care of people running away from war in Ukraine. This will be useful to those who thought it would be a good idea to block Ukrainians from coming [...]

The hatred can still surprise me

2022-03-03T07:36:23+01:00Thu, 3rd Mar '22, 07:36|

There's no rhyme or reason in hatred. It is indiscriminate and perhaps most sadly of all, incurable. Pia Zammit and I yesterday stuck a poster by Ġorġ Mallia of Vladimir Putin's bloodied hands to our office sign. We said we stood by Ukraine. I'd like to think most people should have no reason to disagree. [...]

Day 11: Leave children out of it, why don’t you?

2022-03-04T07:32:11+01:00Thu, 3rd Mar '22, 07:21|

The Commissioner for Children has asked political parties several times to keep children out of political campaigning. Children have a right to participate in a political process if they have views they wish to express. But they also have a right not to be used by political parties as cute endorses reading from a script [...]

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