Tag: Council of Europe

Watch: “Her resilience shined through” – Prof. Clark

'Journalism is a vocation and a mission to inform. It is a risky profession,' Prof. Clark stated.

Omtzigt castigates Abela for insisting on Daphne inquiry deadline

The Council of Europe’s rapporteur on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia and the rule of law in Malta, Pieter Omtzigt, has castigated Prime Minister Robert Abela for his approach to the terms of reference of the Daphne inquiry, insisting that the PM had no right to determine when the inquiry board should bring its work to a close.

Omtzigt insists with AG for conviction for those involved in Daphne’s...

He expects that Buttigieg will now take immediate and effective action on the 2018 Egrant report.

Renewed call for justice 1,000 days after Caruana Galizia’s assassination

Various press freedom organisations and two European politicians have released a statement to mark the 1,000th day since investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered. In their separate statements they noted, that to date justice has not been served.

Malta should ‘make reforms real, end impunity and ensure justice for...

Dutch MP Pieter Omtzigt, the Council of Europe’s rapporteur on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia and the rule of law in Malta, welcomed the Venice Commission’s opinion on the government’s proposed reforms but expressed his concern at recent revelations about Maltese police and the criminal justice system.

Saving lives at sea, disembarkation at safe ports must continue, Council...

The Commissioner called on the Council of Europe member states to promptly respond to any call of distress at sea, deploy the necessary rescue capacity in a timely manner and effectively co-operate to identify a place of safety where survivors can be disembarked, taking all necessary measures to protect the health of all involved.

KNŻ to be represented on Youth Advisory Council

Sean Ellul will represent the National Youth Council, KNŻ, on the Youth Advisory Council of the Council of Europe.

Italy urged to suspend cooperation with Libyan Coast Guard over human...

The Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights is asking Italy to suspend its cooperation with the Libyan Coast Guard which result in the return of people intercepted at sea to Libya.

Omtzigt visit to Malta, Daphne’s murder on agenda

The Rapporteur of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Pieter Omtzigt has arrived in Malta on Wednesday to meet with Prime Minister Robert Abela.

Omtzigt invites PL candidates to commit to meeting him at next...

'I invite you, as a candidate, to undertake to meet me during my visit in order to discuss these issues in person, should you be appointed Prime Minister,' the letter reads.