The Malta Independent 18 November 2017, Saturday


Respecting the institutions is key for an effective democracy

Wednesday, 8 November 2017, 08:03 Last update: about 9 days ago Jose Herrera

Indisputably Malta’s legal framework is based on the rule of Law. We fully embrace the notion of the separation of powers as enunciated by Political Philosopher Baron de Montesquieu in 1748....

Demicoli v. Malta – Part Two

Monday, 6 November 2017, 10:02 Last update: about 11 days ago Kevin Aquilina

The case of Demicoli v. Malta was the first case decided by the European Court of Human Rights in which Malta was the respondent state. Malta lost that case miserably. In essence, the whole argument...

Complacency is not an option

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 13:46 Last update: about 13 days ago Peter Fenech

A part of one of the most negative chapters in our country’s post-Independence history has now been closed with the laying to rest of Daphne Caruana Galizia last Friday following her barbaric...

Due respect to the rule of law

Sunday, 5 November 2017, 08:33 Last update: about 13 days ago Justyne Caruana

Any section of society that feels free to seek power by acting without limits – whether imposed by the rule of law or by fear of consequences – is an elite class that will degrade any...

Opinion: Mob rule vs the rule of law - Kevin Aquilina

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 12:03 Last update: about 15 days ago Kevin Aquilina

Ongoing public vociferous calls for the resignation of the Attorney General and the Commissioner of Police by the Nationalist Party and civil society organisations raises the issue of mob rule versus...

The future of the car is coming, Malta can get there first

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 10:03 Last update: about 10 days ago Paul Brody

There has been a lot of discussion lately about countries like Malta that can benefit from the enormous waves of technological change engulfing the world. One of the clearly visible lessons from...

Opinion: Who failed Daphne? - Peter Fenech

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 08:23 Last update: about 19 days ago Peter Fenech

Much has been said and written, much has been thought and analysed since the news of the barbaric homicide of Daphne Caruana Galizia on that quiet afternoon of 16 October. Opinions voiced have been...

An assassination and a murder

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 08:17 Last update: about 20 days ago Paul Sant-Cassia

The assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia was an assassination of all of us and it was, paradoxically, a murder by all of us, too. It will remain forever the former until the perpetrators are...

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