Panama Papers appeal: Judge again orders journalists out of courtroom

Judge Antonio Mizzi again ordered journalists to leave the courtroom as he is about to give his decision on a request for his recusal in a case regarding the Panama Papers scandal.

The case involves Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, his chief of staff Keith Schembri and Tourism Minister Konrad Mizzi, as well as four other individuals accused by Opposition leader Simon Busuttil of money laundering activities as revealed by the Panama Papers.

Mr Justice Mizzi has been asked to not take on the case by Busuttil on account of a possible conflict of interest, as his wife, Marlene Mizzi is

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