‘It’s an uphill battle, but it’s possible’
The “positive” meetings with the Maltese government were a
European Commission urging Robert Abela to continue reforms ‘not enough’
European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen encouraging Prime
Malta misses European Council hearing on membership obligations
No representatives from the Maltese government attended a hearing
Justyne Caruana resignation raises questions on Finance Minister and Attorney General
The tenability of other prominent individuals within the government
Reporters Without Borders expects Abela to start office by ending impunity
International NGO Reporters Without Borders has called on Prime
Daphne’s sons send open letter to Council of Europe monitoring committee
The open letter by the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation
Prime Minister’s Office fails to answer on Omtzigt Wikipedia page modification
The Office of the Prime Minister has not replied
Who changed Omtzigt’s Wikipedia page?
Council of Europe Special Rapporteur Pieter Omtzigt described being
Pieter Omtzigt’s Wikipedia page manipulated from Maltese ministry IP address
Dutch MP and Council of Europe Special Rapporteur Pieter
No implementation of Council of Europe recommendations on journalists’ safety
Council of Europe recommendations to improve the safety of
Dutch MPs file joint PQs on Malta’s golden passport scheme
Four Dutch MPs joined forces and took their Prime
Who said what on The Shift? The 10 most memorable quotes from 2019
1. “The best way to protect journalists is to
Omtzigt requests meeting with new PM in January
Special Rapporteur for the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council
Pieter Omtzigt calls out Joseph Muscat’s unfulfilled promise on Egrant inquiry
The demand for the full publication of the Egrant
Prime Minister still pulling all the strings of power
The Council of Europe’s Venice Commission – officially known
Muscat’s political interference in murder investigation compared to Saudi Arabia
Sarah Clarke, Head of Europe and Central Asia for
The failed state of the man who would be il-Kink
Malta’s democracy looks like someone in the last stages
‘The Maltese can get through this stronger, prouder than before’ – Omtzigt
The sudden, unexpected release without charge of the Prime
The battle for the soul of the country
Joseph Muscat clings to power under increasing pressure from
Our tough man in Castille
It shouldn’t need saying, but it’s part of our
Protesters gather in Valletta for the third time in less than a week
Thousands of protestors gathered in Valletta for the third
Caruana Galizia family insists Prime Minister step back from investigation
The family of murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is
Malta fails to implement all but one Council of Europe recommendation
Malta has failed to implement all but one of
Cracks appear in the government’s piggy bank
Who thought extending ‘‘interest-free’ property loans to people who
‘Daphne’s legacy in Malta has yet to be secured’ – Pieter Omtzigt
Special Rapporteur Pieter Omtzigt expressed his “deepest admiration and
Justice delayed: Report stresses need for concrete action on journalist’s death
The crucial need for a truly independent and impartial
A stillborn inquiry
This week British members of parliament railed against their
Government’s attack on Rapporteur Pieter Omtzigt’s credibility ‘a concern’
The Maltese government’s “knee-jerk reaction” to attack the credibility
Public inquiry must be ‘fully independent’ and ‘impartial beyond question’
Updated to include the Caruana Galizia family’s reply to
Diverting public attention from the story that won’t die
In the make-belief land of Malta, perception matters more