To grasp the reasons for the immense disparity between Daphne Caruana Galizia’s international fame and her formally ostracized status in Malta, we should begin by understanding how her legacy is perceived outside of Malta and nationally.
The core issue that underpins the conflict in Great Siege Square is whether the memory of the slain journalist can claim a place on the emblem of nationhood and whether she can be considered as part of the Maltese nation at all. It is the meaning of ‘the nation’ and who deserves to define it […]
The progress of the criminal investigation of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder has been alarmingly slow: justice for her in the eyes of the law is still pending. And the crisis of justice transcends the institutional limits—it runs truly deep in today’s society, which does not deem anyone lesser than a saint worthy of justice.