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Police and forensic experts inspect the wreckage of a car bomb that killed journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia close to her home in Bidnija, Malta. (STR/AFP)

CPJ joins call for an effective investigation into murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

The Committee to Protect Journalists today joined a group of partner organizations to express concern over the lack of progress into the murder investigation of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Along with the journalist’s family, the group of organizations calls on the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe to appoint a special rapporteur to…

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Tributes and a flag are left at the spot where investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a bombing in October. Police in Malta arrested 10 suspects in the case on December 4. (Reuters/Darrin Zammit Lupi)

Malta arrests 10 suspects over murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia

Brussels, December 4, 2017–Maltese police, armed forces, and security services today arrested 10 suspects in connection with the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, Prime Minister Joseph Muscat announced. Caruana Galizia was killed on October 16 when her car was blown up. In Malta, police have 48 hours to question suspects before charging or releasing…

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A vigil for Daphne Caruana Galizia, outside Malta House in London, calls for justice in the case of the murdered investigative journalist. (Reporters Without Borders)

CPJ joins vigil calling for justice in Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder

Today, on the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, CPJ joined with other international press freedom groups to condemn the murder last month of Daphne Caruana Galizia, an investigative journalist from Malta.

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Police and forensic experts inspect the wreckage of a car bomb that killed journalist and blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia close to her home in Bidnija, Malta. (STR/AFP)

Car bombing kills Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

New York, October 16, 2017–The Committee to Protect Journalists called on authorities in Malta to swiftly ensure justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia, a prominent blogger killed today. The car that Caruana Galizia was driving exploded near to her house in Bidnija, in the north of the island, media reported.

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Court freezes Maltese blogger’s bank accounts on libel accusations

A court in Malta on February 8, 2017, ordered blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia’s bank accounts frozen after two government officials filed a libel case against her and demanded 47,000 euros in damages.

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