ICIJ condemns car bomb death of Daphne Caruana Galizia

ICIJ calls upon the Maltese authorities to investigate the murder and bring the perpetrators to justice

Daphne Caruana Galizia outside the law courts with lawyer Joseph Zammit Maempel
Daphne Caruana Galizia outside the law courts with lawyer Joseph Zammit Maempel

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists said it was shocked by the news of the death of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Caruana Galizia was at the forefront of important investigations in the public interest and exposed offshore dealings of prominent political figures in Malta, namely in the Panama Papers.

Caruana Galizia was the mother of ICIJ developer and data journalist Matthew Caruana Galizia.

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“ICIJ condemns violence against journalists and is deeply concerned about freedom of the press in Malta. ICIJ calls upon the Maltese authorities to investigate the murder and bring the perpetrators to justice. ICIJ’s thoughts are with the Caruana Galizia family at this time.”

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