Tag Archives: Jamal Khashoggi

COVID-19 as Weapon

It has not taken long for authoritarian regimes to turn Covid 19 into a weapon. In Turkey, for example, thousands of people who were imprisoned for criminal offences including rape and murder have been released because of the risk of … Continue reading

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DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA: London Vigil

One year ago today, Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese journalist who exposed corruption and criticized the Maltese political establishment, was assassinated. She had received several death threats; fires had been set near her home; her dog had been killed. She … Continue reading

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