People might be misled into thinking they have nothing to worry about: unlike the journalist, they do not intend to cause “trouble” to moguls. Some might assume that bowing to crooks in power guarantees their safety. But this idea is deceptive.
Trid issir ġustizzja anki meta l-ħuta tkun kbira. Anzi, iktar ma tkun kbira l-ħuta iktar irridu nippretendu mingħandha livell għoli ta’ trasparenza, ta’ dover, ta’ responsabbiltà. Nemmen li kulħadd irid jerfa’ r-responsabbiltà kbira u żgħira tiegħu.
Poeżija ta’ Antoine Cassar.
Below is the full text of the open letter to the government of Malta from activists and engaged citizens.
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 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.