Author: Denis Tanti

The Office of the Ombudsman is one of the few remaining bastions of democracy in Malta. Ombudsman Anthony Mifsud has been embroiled in a number of disputes with the government over vitiated selection processes in the public service and public entities where people were passed over for promotion. This is clearly shown by two recently published investigation reports into promotions in the army and police force. The first investigation was carried out upon a complaint filed by four lieutenant colonels in the AFM, which revealed that, soon after Labour came to power in 2013, Manuel Mallia, then home affairs minister,…

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