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Should we go on holiday to repressive countries?

Money talks and so could tourists

By Rachael Jolley  

Performers rehearsing before the opening celebration at the refurbished Triton Fountain in Valetta, Malta. Photo: PA

Among the honey-coloured buildings of Valetta’s main street in front of the courthouse is a shrine to Daphne Caruana Galizia, the Maltese journalist murdered on the island last October.

Tourists walking through the Unesco World Heritage city this summer might be surprised to stumble upon the shrine—which includes photos and messages—just outside the court buildings.

Many of the tourists stop and take pictures. Others have been helping rebuild it when it is dismantled…

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