Tag: Home Affairs Ministry

To date 11 CCF officers have contracted Covid-19 – Camilleri

To date, 856 swab tests have been carried out among the inmate population, out of which one has tested positive for coronavirus.

Photos: 44 new recruits join Police Force following 9-week course

24-year-old Sarah Galea was awarded the Mark Farrugia Shield for distinguishing herself among her peers during the nine-week programme.

Government sets up new agency to handle asylum applications

A new agency – the International Protection Agency – has been set up to assume responsibility over the processing of asylum applications, the Home Affairs and National Security Ministry has announced.

Malta can’t shelf human rights obligations in emergency scenarios – NGOs

"Yet we are also keen to underline that emergency scenarios do not grant Malta the authority to entirely shelve its human rights obligations. There are minimum standards that must always be met, a threshold that no State is ever permitted cross."

Inmates’ relatives concerned about possible Covid-19 spread

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Home Affairs explained that a wing of the facility has been converted into a dormitory to house officers however this was not yet being used.

Asylum seekers escape from detention centre

The Home Affairs Ministry said that the Police are searching for the missing individuals.

Detention of asylum seekers was abusive and illegal, Court rules

In the First Hall of the Civil Court in its Constitutional jurisdiction, Madam Justice Vella Cuschieri declared that the men's detention between 14 November 2016 and 14 February 2017 was in breach of Article 5 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

Ganni Attard found dead in his cell

The man who is a Maltese national was found at around 6.30am

“I would have shouldered political responsibility had I not taken action”...

Asked by the press about the overtime racket, Energy Minister Farrugia insisted that at the time he was responsible for the Police, he had received a letter from the whistleblower which was immediately passed on to the permanent secretary and to then Police Commissioner Lawrence Cutajar. The letter was received sometime at the end of last year.

Number of police reports increase in Gozo

The number of reports filed with the Police on Gozo has increased from 719 filed in 2018 to 823 in 2019.