‘Self-defeating’: Swedish presidency criticised on anti-SLAPP Directive
Members of the Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE)
ECA flags Malta’s direct orders, same contractors repeatedly winning tenders
The European Court of Auditors (ECA) has flagged how
Women’s Day: ‘Political will needed’ for better protection
For any real change to better protect women, activists
Caruana Galizia public inquiry recommendations not being implemented in good faith – CoE report
The annual report by the Council of Europe’s Platform
Slovakia marks five years since Ján Kuciak’s assassination
As Slovakia marks the fifth anniversary of the assassination
MEPs call on European Commission for more detailed recommendations in its annual rule of law report
In their evaluation of the European Commission’s latest rule
Political advertising for European Parliament elections is about to change
The stricter rules on political advertising adopted by MEPs
Reporters Without Borders urges government to publish FOI study
Reporters Without Borders has urged the government to publish
Malta’s ranking an all-time low in Corruption Perception Index
Malta’s ranking reached an all-time low in Transparency International’s
Courts are not there to pass on messages – Chamber of Advocates
The Chamber of Advocates has expressed its disappointment at
Addressing media capture critical for European Media Freedom Act success
The International Press Institute (IPI) has published its position
Students call out system that fails to protect and safeguard the people
Twenty-two student organisations have endorsed an open letter by
Thousands of objections to Comino proposal despite Hili’s PR offensive
The submission of objections to the development of Comino
Qatar in context
“The events of the past month have led to
Victims of corruption and organised crime remembered during vigil for Daphne Caruana Galizia
On Monday evening, people gathered before the Great Siege
European Human Rights Court orders Malta to release children from detention
The European Court of Human Rights has ordered Malta
Metsola sets transparency plan in response to Qatargate scandal
Updated to include comments from European Parliament President Roberta
NAO finds lax oversight and procurement breaches across the board
Overspending, governance issues, questionable overtime payments and the complete
‘Sham’ public consultation to give coastline to private interests
Flimkien għal Ambjent Ahjar (FAA) has strongly opposed the
The year in review: Five of The Shift’s biggest stories in 2022
From Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February to rising
Malta’s deficient asylum system under the spotlight once again
In a judgement against Malta by the European Court
Freedom of Information requests almost double in a single year
Freedom of information requests almost doubled between 2020 and
The European Parliament’s Qatar World Cup scandal explained
On Monday, President of the European Parliament Roberta Metsola
Malta at risk of sliding down the Media Literacy Index
In her opening address at an event on media
Labour MEPs clock 384 meetings with lobbyists in a year, PN MEPs report 16
Labour Party MEPs held a total of 384 lobby
Malta lowest-scoring country in Europe for state of data governance
A new tool that aims to measure the state
Standards Commissioner asked to investigate PS Chris Bonett for car use
Independent political candidate Arnold Cassola has asked the Standards
Anti-fraud watchdog OLAF to investigate Malta-based EU asylum agency
The Malta-based European Union Asylum Agency (EUAA) is being
Malta’s top artists endorse The Shift’s 5-year anniversary campaign
The Shift’s work is again being endorsed by the

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