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All The Known Acts Of Violence Against Women In Malta

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Not all acts of violence against women, or anyone, are recorded. Stop the cycle of violence, raise awareness and stand in solidarity with the victims.


Full list below:


2022 – Paulina Dembska – killed violently on Sliema promenade where she regularly fed the cat colony.
2020 – Chantelle Chetcuti, stabbed in the face by her former long – standing partner and father of her children.
2019: Maria Lourdes and her daughter Angele Bonnici, shot by Maria’s son and Angele’s brother
2018: Lourdes Agius, strangled at home by her partner, Paola
2018: Shannon Mak (Dutch), throat slashed in street, by her ex-boyfriend, Santa Venera
2018: Maria Carmela Fenech and Antonia Micallef (double murder) stabbed to death at home by Maria’s son, Gharghur
2016: Eleanor Mangion, hatchet blow to head by husband, found in warehouse, Qormi
2016 Caroline Magri, stabbed to death at home by partner, Ta’ Giorni
2015: Silvana Muscat stabbed to death at home by estranged husband in St Paul’s Bay
2014 – Lisa Marie Zahra – at 15 age was set up by her adult boyfriend for a fake joint suicide.
2012: Meryem Bugeja (Moroccan), pregnant with twins, found dead from blows to the head at her home in Mgarr. History of domestic violence, but husband released through lack of evidence
2012: Margaret Mifsud, suffocated in car by former partner, Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq
2012: Yvette Gajda (Hungarian) stabbed to death at home by boyfriend, St Paul’s bay
2011: Karen Cheatle, (British) drowned at home by boyfriend,
2011: Irena Abadzhieva (Bulgarian) stabbed to death at home by former partner, Bugibba
2010: Christine Sammut, shot and killed in car by former partner, Mgarr,
2009: Catherine Agius, stabbed to death as she got off bus by ex-husband , Tarxien
2009: Lyudmila Nykytiuk (Ukranian), fell down shaft following argument , left to die by husband, St Paul’s Bay
2005: Doris Schembri stabbed to death by her husband at St Luke’s hospital where she was a patient
2004: Patricia Attard found shot to death in a car in Ta’ Qali. Her estranged husband had been accused of commissioning a hit man to kill her.
2003: Josette Scicluna, stabbed to death at home by former partner, San Gwann
2002: Pauline Tanti stabbed to death by her estranged husband on doorstep of mother’s home in Rabat. Husband then hanged himself.
2002: Rachel Muscat stabbed to death at boyfriend’s flat by her boyfriend in Ghaxaq
2001: Vanessa Grech and her 17-month-old daughter Ailey, stabbed to death and thrown in well by her partner in Birzebbugia
1999: Jane Vella, pushed off a cliff by her husband in Munxar, Gozo
1993: Sylvia King, burnt alive in car, limits of Rabat by estranged husband of DV victim whom she was helping
1993: Diane Gerada, stabbed to death by her husband at home in Marsaxlokk
1981: Rose Casaletto, drowned by her husband at her home in Zabbar.


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