Tag: democracy

Hong Kong police fire tear gas on biggest protests since COVID...

Crowds thronged the bustling shopping district of Causeway Bay, where protesters chanted, "Revolution of our time. Liberate Hong Kong," "Fight for freedom, Stand with Hong Kong," and "Hong Kong independence, the only way out."

NAO welcomes call for regulation of lobbying

The National Audit Office (NAO) has welcomed the initiative to regulate lobbying in Malta being spearheaded by the Commissioner for Standards in Public Life.

Sassoli: Democracy cannot be suspended in face of COVID-19

The European Parliament (EP) met on Thursday to vote on urgent EU measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The decisions include support for health care systems and financial assistance for the member states most effected by the current crisis.

Maltese democracy ‘on life support,’ Simon Busuttil warns

Former PN leader Simon Busuttil warned that Malta had become a democracy only in name following the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in his last speech in parliament this evening.

Malta relegated to ‘flawed democracy’ status by the Economist

The report considers the political crisis which unfolded in 2019, after the links revealed between serving government officials and the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Repubblika puts forward a manifesto for ‘new republic’

"Political parties are failing to provide leadership. We are taking on the job of spelling out very clearly what we expect of them," Manuel Delia said.

Matthew Caruana Galizia named in 2020 European Young Leaders class

The EYL40 programme aims to bring together the brightest minds and outside the box leaders who work at building a more forward-thinking Europe that is a global champion for a better world.

Thousands rally in Hong Kong as government appeals for calm

Nearly 6,000 people have been arrested in the protests since June, more than 30% aged between 21 and 25.

Hong Kong office workers begin week of lunchtime protests

Protests over the last six months have drawn a wide swathe of Hong Kong society - from students to pensioners. Even white-collar professionals, like those in Chater park, have sometimes blocked roads in recent weeks, leading to face-offs with police.

We no longer have a functioning democracy – Repubblika

Rule of Law NGO Repubblika, in a statement