The brutal assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has shocked us all, and whilst many of us (and you) have been attending marches, vigils and protests there’s a lingering feeling that it’s just not enough to bring about the changes we all think Malta needs. We also understand that you’re not all actively involved with NGOs, but would anyway like to do more to be part of this significant time in Maltese history. So we thought we could you some … read more
NGO Statement on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia We are extremely distressed at the national situation that has led to, permitted or even encouraged the brutal assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. Monday’s abominable act was not committed in a social or political vacuum but as a result of the culture of hatred, division, bigotry and opportunism that successive Maltese Governments and Parliaments have fuelled and thrived on. The concerns we expressed earlier this year (The nation deserves better, and … read more
With Integra Foundation and The Critical Institute we’ve sent the below letter to the Prime Minister, pretty much in the same spirit as our harsh press statement on governance problems in Malta, published some months ago. We’ll keep our readers posted on updates, if any. This has got to stop.
We are appalled at the way Italy and Malta treated the migrants and crew aboard the vessel Golfo Azzurro. Relying on restrictive and questionable interpretations of legal obligations in order to deny disembarkation created an inhumane situation, achieving absolutely nothing but more human suffering and pain. It is unacceptable for States to behave in this manner, toying with the lives and security of people as they attempt to resolve their diplomatic disagreements. Without access to complete information regarding the precise … read more