Current Affairs
Government says yesterday’s peaceful Ħal-Safi protest turned aggressive

The Government has issued a statement saying that a number of immigrants among those who were protesting in a peaceful way in Ħal-Safi yesterday, had turned aggressive.

The Ministry for Home Affairs and National Security said that the protest at the Ħal-Safi closed centre started off peacefully with the majority of the immigrants obeying orders, but gradually some of the immigrants become more aggressive.

It was stated that thanks to an intervention by the security forces, especially those of the DS and the Police, assisted by the army, the situation was brought under control. The Police are carrying out investigations into the protest.

Earlier, the PN said that it was worried about the situation at the Ħal-Safi closed centre and said that the Government should be more transparent about what was happening.

See also:

“We are not criminals. We want freedom” – Protest by migrants at Ħal Safi

 

Other News
Current Affairs

The Times of Malta has reported that businessman Yorgen Fenech and former Assistant Commissioner Silvio Valletta had travelled abroad together to watch a football match in September of 2018. It…

Current Affairs

A musical competition with a difference will commence during these days in Valletta city as judges will not only vote for the best works and performances but also for the…

Current Affairs

Charlayne Galea, a diving company secretary based in Xlendi, won the Worker of the Year award in the tourism sector organised by the Gozo Tourism Association. During the award ceremony…

Current Affairs

A leading entrepreneur has donated shares valued at €7 million in a group of companies to a number of philanthropic groups. Paul Gauci, who has a majority shareholding in the…

View More