Freedom House: government use of spyware creates human rights crisis
Governments’ use of spyware technology is increasing, giving them
With passport sales, we undermine our sovereignty
Many readers of The Shift will already be sympathetic
PN agrees with passport scheme, subject to an ‘open and transparent’ process
The findings that emerged from a joint media investigation
An unsavoury business
Selling citizenship was always an unsavoury business, but surely
‘Transparently yours, Joseph’
For a man who campaigned on a promise of
IMF warns Malta must address anti-money laundering deficiencies in light of economic risk
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has advised Malta to
Company marketing COVID-19 spyware linked to Maltese citizen arrested in US
An Israeli cyber-security company whose owner bought a Maltese
Report slams ‘weak’ response by Identity Malta on shady passport clients
Malta’s lack of enforcement in the highly-controversial Individual Investor
Defamation law abuse remains a problem for journalists – Harlem Désir
Defamation law abuse and severe online harassment are two
Flat needed for Maltese passport client…who ‘will never live there’
An estate agent was seeking a one-bedroom apartment to
Dutch MPs file joint PQs on Malta’s golden passport scheme
Four Dutch MPs joined forces and took their Prime
Qatari royal family members gained Maltese citizenship in 2018
Five family members of the extensive Qatari royal Al
2019 in numbers
Cash-for-passport schemes raise issues of ‘conflict and cooperation’
An economic study into citizenship-for-sale schemes within the European
WhatsApp sues Israeli spy company linked to Maltese citizen
WhatsApp has filed a lawsuit against the NSO Group,
Casa calls for end to cash-for-passports following fifth arrest of Maltese citizen
David Casa, Quaestor and Maltese Member of European Parliament,
Identity Malta and Hitchens’ Razor
The late Christopher Hitchens, scourge of humbuggery, once formulated
Fifth Malta cash-for-passports client charged with financial crime this year
Another new Maltese citizen has been charged with criminal
Mapping Media Freedom registers threat against French journalist in Malta
The threat made against a French journalist filming the
It’s my turn to eat
If you watched it, you’ll remember how you felt
‘Someone connected to the Maltese government bears responsibility for her death’
Matthew Caruana Galizia described the scene of his mother’s
‘Malta is a Trojan Horse for dodgy money’
The EU’s problem with “dirty money” linked to the
‘Rigorous system in place’, Identity Malta says despite arrests
Another new Maltese citizen is facing criminal charges, but
Minister under investigation for money laundering says ‘it happens everywhere’
Finance Minister Edward Scicluna has dismissed Malta’s money laundering
Identity Malta says Mustafa Abdel Wadood’s citizenship will be revoked
Identity Malta has confirmed that the process for the
No answers on what Malta is doing with Mustafa Abdel Wadood 
Identity Malta and the Maltese embassy in the US
Maltese citizen pleads guilty to fraud involving millions in US court
Maltese citizen Mustafa Abdel Wadood, 49, has pleaded guilty
Muscat protected his friends, not the national interest
While the Maltese government kept insisting that the Council