Cant grieve until truth is served – Paul Caruana Galizia

first_imgArkivjiArkivji ‘We cannot begin to grieve until the truth has been served,’ Paul Caruana Galizia has said.The son of the murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia says that it is not normal that his family should have to see legal means to find out the cause of his mother’s death.‘No bereaved family should have to litigate in order to establish the truth surrounding their loved one’s death,’ he writes.His address comes only a day after the family filed a judicial letter signalling their intention to litigate and four days after the Attorney General was informed by legal team led by Mr Tony Murphy of Bhatt Murphy in London.Assassination Daphne: PM, your clock is ticking – Legal advice to familyThis decision is the latest effort by the family to legally request the Maltese government to carry out a public inquiry into Daphne’s murder.Since December 2017, the family has outlined three detailed Legal Opinions explaining the motivation and legal obligations under Articles of European human rights.Caruana Galizia lawyers say Public Inquiry delay, ‘unlawful’Updated: 5 MEPS cosign second letter pressing Commission for public inquiryMalta faces “prevailing ‘law of Omertà’” – Venice CommissionNo action had been taken since, prompting this legal intensification.Efforts have also been made at the European level urging the Maltese government to investigate the murder and the culture and background to Caruana Galizia’s reporting.WhatsApp <a href=’;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> SharePrintlast_img read more

World Environment Day 2019 focuses on air pollution

first_img SharePrint <a href=’;cb={random}’ target=’_blank’><img src=’;cb={random}&amp;n=ab2c8853&amp;ct0={clickurl_enc}’ border=’0′ alt=” /></a> Air Pollution was the theme proposed for the United Nation’s annual reminder on the health of our planet in World Environment Day. First celebrated in 1974 to the theme “Only One Earth” WED, this year is being hosted by China.center_img A Year afterFollowing last year’s theme to clean the seas of plactic waste, The International Olympic Committee recalled the launch of that campaign and its success in generating awareness on the excessive use of plastics. The IOC recalled that since then, 11 International Sports Federations (IFs), four National Olympic Committees (NOCs), three of the IOC’s commercial partners and the Japanese town of Ichinomiya – host of the Tokyo 2020 surfing competitions – have joined the initiative. Here are some examples of how we are turning our commitments into action.Air soupIndia, a neighbour of China, is struggling with its air pollution statistics. Recent reports show that the noxious air hanging over India’s towns and cities kills more than 100,000 children under five every year, a damning study published Wednesday for World Environment Day found. India has repeatedly failed to address environmental concerns. Last year a UN report found 14 of the world’s 15 most polluted cities were Indian.WhatsApplast_img read more