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11 Aug ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Original article available at : Biography.com John Walsh : Victims' rights advocate John Walsh hosts the TV series America's Most Wanted, as a result of his son being abducted and murdered in 1981. Born on December 26, 1945, in Auburn, New York, John Walsh is the weekly host...

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04 Aug ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

'Victim' or 'Survivor':  what's the difference? According to the Online Etymology Dictionary a 'victim' is : (late 15c.) "living creature killed and offered as a sacrifice to a deity or supernatural power"; from Latin victima "person or animal killed as a sacrifice."(...

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28 Jul St. Martin’s College Takes Bullying Seriously

By Isotta Rossoni, Outreach & PR Executive This week I visited St. Martin’s College to deliver an anti-bullying talk for the children attending the school’s summer club. Approximately 20 children aged 10-13 participated in the session, demonstrating a keen interest in the topic. Students were presented...

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21 Jul ‘Did you know?’ Thursdays

Giving Victims a Voice: Victim Impact Statements Since the emergence of the victim rights' movement in the 70's, there has been growing awareness about the importance of including victims in criminal proceedings. Nowadays, in most common law jurisdictions and in some civil law jurisdictions, victims have the opportunity...

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12 Jul What is VSM’s role in Maltese society?

By Dr. Roberta Lepre, Director Prof. Saviour Formosa's CrimeMalta Annual Crime Review 2015 offers a unique insight into the way criminal activity is evolving over the years, and offers some interesting arguments into the new manner in which, as a society, we should combat criminal activity....

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13 Jun Say ‘No’ to Bullying through Art

By Isotta Rossoni, Outreach & PR Officer As part of our Together against Bullying campaign we launched a school competition for kids. We asked children to work together as a class to create a work of art related to the topic of bullying. In accordance with...

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