People cannot be united in a country in which there is no Rule of Law. Rule of Law ensures that all people are regarded as equal on all levels, most especially in the eyes of the Law. Therefore where injustices subsist, there can be no national unity.
We are currently witnessing one of the most tempestuous and turbulent periods in Malta’s recent history, and the manner in which we are responding to it (or not responding to it) is defining our political and economic future for many years to come.
Muscat has overseen Malta’s transformation into a haven and a heaven for criminals and money launderers. His tenure has been characterised by an unprecedented, incessant stream of corruption scandals.
Journalists are often the canaries in the coal-mines of democracy, rule of law and law and order. They are more likely to be murdered wherever impunity has overtaken the rule of law. Impunity subsists wherever corruption thrives.
Since the practice of such appointments goes against the principles of good governance and the spirit and intent of the constitution, they corrupt the Rule of Law.