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Russian banker threatens The Shift News with SLAPP lawsuit
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‘We were never more proud of her than on the day she was murdered’
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EP vote condemns Malta’s inaction on corruption, crime and protection of journalists
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‘EU must take action to stop the silencing of the press’
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Media Pluralism Monitor report notes deterioration in Malta
The lack of political independence of the media is
Malta told to increase journalists’ protection at UN human rights review
The Malta delegation led by Minister for EU Affairs
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Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said “I will not allow
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‘The consequence for those who want to silence journalists must be public outrage’
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