https://youtu.be/A3aVi8LUDXo Two years. That’s how long it has been since my aunt, Daphne Caruana Galizia, was assassinated. My family’s lives changed that day at exactly 3pm, our world turned upside down by the pure hatred and fear of exposure that someone had towards my aunt, leading them to order her assassination. On October 16th [...]
https://youtu.be/0dM6_6EPYWo Għid il-verità, anke jekk leħnek qed jitriegħed. Il-verità li ġabritna hawn illejla hija dwar ġrajja tat-tkexkix li kull min jixraqlu jissejjaħ bniedem jistmerr, jixli u jibqa’ jiġġieled b’kull mezz sakemm issir ġustizzja. Bħal-lum sentejn assassinaw lil Daphne: assassinaw waħda minna, Maltija bħalna. Min ħallas biex jisplodi lil Daphne ried joqtol u jeqred darba għal [...]
For one day only, our protest demanding truth and justice was allowed to see the light of day. We spoke our anger with beauty, our fear with flickering light, our disgust with colour and the gentle kiss that only flowers can give. But we have no illusions. This tolerance is hard bought and will soon [...]
An English translation is beneath: https://youtu.be/SNKDZ-Y-nf8 Video-message for the commemoration ceremony of Daphne Caruana Galizia 16 October 2019 Dear Maltese friends, Today is the second anniversary of the brutal murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Unfortunately, I cannot attend to this commemoration. With her life, we lost also a piece of press freedom. Her numerous inquiries, [...]
The video was first shown at yesterday's protest in Valletta. Song - Uprising Artist - Muse Writers - Matthew Bellamy Album - THE RESISTANCE Licensed to YouTube by WMG; LatinAutor, UNIAO BRASILEIRA DE EDITORAS DE MUSICA - UBEM, LatinAutor - Warner Chappell, PEDL, Warner Chappell, ASCAP, CMRRA, and 8 Music Rights Societies
Here's a memorial Owen Bonnici's minions will not be able to take away. Poets from all over the world affiliated with PEN International have set up an online memorial with their poems in memoriam of Daphne and in support of the cause of truth and justice for her. This is truly beautiful. Spend some time [...]
"CNN has repeatedly tried to contact Malta's Ministry of Justice for comment about the disposal of tributes to Caruana Galizia, but has not received a response." Because this is a government that leaves no stone unturned. Read the full story here.
From the piece in iNews: "Caruana Galizia deserves to be lionised in film. Perhaps Streep and other campaigning Hollywood figures can make that happen. Either way, in the interests of democracy and the rule of law, it behoves us all to not let this case drop." Read the full piece here.
Here's a transcript of the sermon delivered yesterday by Fr David Cilia at the memorial mass held at St Francis Church in Valletta. He opened his sermon by refuting the notion that Daphne's assassination was femicide. His concelbrant, Fr Luigi Ciotti would emphatically express his anger and disgust at the description chosen by Helena Dalli [...]
Here's a link to Reuters coverage of yesterday's protest march. Click the link to see a selection of Darrin Zammit Lupi's photographs documenting the protest called by Repubblika, #occupyjustice and manueldelia.com.
Photo: Reuters in La Repubblica "Never has there been a more wretched bet than when someone thought the memory of the Bidnija car bomb of 16 October 2017 would fade with time." Read La Repubblica's coverage of last night's protest march here.
Of all the speeches, of all the statements, of all the tweets – and there were many, all critical of our government’s conduct since the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia – one stood out above all others. The remarks by the US embassy were, quite frankly, staggering. The thing with embassies is they are as [...]