On Tuesday, 16th January 2018, a group of free expression and anti-corruption NGOs, including CPJ, will gather in London for a vigil to mark three months since the tragic murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a courageous investigative journalist killed by a car bomb in Malta on 16th October 2017. Her murder highlights the extensive risks faced by journalists around the world, and the need to end the vicious cycle of violence against journalists and impunity for their attackers.
What: A vigil to pay tribute to the courage of Daphne Caruana Galizia, and to call for justice in her case, three months on.
Where: Outside the Malta High Commission 36-38 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London, W1J 0LE.
When: Tuesday, 16th January, from 1 to 2 pm GMT.
Who: The vigil will be co-sponsored by ARTICLE 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists, English PEN, Index on Censorship, PEN International, Reporters Without Borders, and Transparency International.
Full details can be found on the Facebook event page: http://bit.ly/2qRJ4SV
Press contacts: Elisabeth Witchel, CPJ at 07540 133761 or [email protected]