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Malta: Court sentences hitmen to 40 years each for role in assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia

Valletta, Malta, October 14, 2022–Following a guilty plea, a court in Malta’s capital, Valletta, on Friday sentenced brothers Alfred and George Degiorgio to 40 years each for their role as hitmen in the assassination of Malta’s leading investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia. On Friday, representatives of Article 19 Europe, the Committee to Protect Journalists, the…

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Remembering Daphne

International civil society coalition marks fourth anniversary of the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia with renewed call for justice 16 October 2021 Today marks four years since the brutal murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in a car bomb attack in Malta that shook the world. Our thoughts are with Caruana Galizia’s family, friends,…

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People hold up photos of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia during a vigil on April 16, 2018, marking the sixth month anniversary of her assassination in Malta. The Council of Europe appointed Pieter Omtzigt as a special rapporteur to monitor the ongoing investigation into her murder, according to reports. (Reuters/Darrin Zammit Lupi)

CPJ welcomes Council of Europe’s appointment of Omtzigt as special rapporteur on Malta case

Brussels, April 23, 2018–The Committee to Protect Journalists today welcomed the appointment of Member of Parliament Pieter Omtzigt as the special rapporteur of the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe on the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia. The rapporteur will monitor the ongoing murder investigation in Malta, examine the broader circumstances surrounding the journalist’s…

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