The Malta Independent 23 May 2024, Thursday
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President George Vella takes part in Setta Giugno wreath laying ceremony

Wednesday, 7 June 2023, 12:48 Last update: about 13 months ago

President George Vella took part in a ceremony, laying wreaths at the foot of the Sette Giugno 1919 monument in Valletta.

The Sette Giugno riots remain one of the most significant events in Maltese history. Four people (Manwel Attard, Karmnu Abela, Guze Bajada and Wenzu Dyer) were killed that day when British soldiers opened fire on protestors who were protesting against the rising price of bread and for more power to be given to the Maltese. 

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