Daphne Caruana Galizia

Greek Supreme Court blocks extradition of Malta whistleblower | Reuters

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece’s Supreme Court ruled on Thursday against the extradition of a whistleblower at the centre of a Maltese corruption scandal, judiciary sources said.<p>Civil society activists demonstrate outside the Greek Embassy, calling on the Greek government to grant political asylum to …

Joseph Muscat

[WATCH] A golden opportunity to evade justice

Judge Silvio Meli’s decision to order Deputy Police Commissioner Silvio Valletta’s removal from the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder case has opened …

Malta

ATHENS, Greece | Greece refuses to extradite slain reporter's source to Malta

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s Supreme Court has rejected a second bid by Malta for the extradition of a Russian whistleblower who helped a murdered …

Europe

Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: officials 'seeking to stall' inquiry

The EU’s top justice official is to fly to Malta this week to meet officers investigating the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia after a report accused the authorities of seeking to delay and stall attempts to find those who wanted the journalist dead.<p>Věra Jourová, the commissioner for justice, is to …

News

Judge orders removal of investigator from Malta journalist murder case

VALLETTA (Reuters) - The lead investigator into the murder of Malta journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia must be removed from the case because of a conflict of interest, a judge ruled on Tuesday.<p>The investigator, Maltese Deputy Police Commissioner Silvio Valletta, is the husband of government minister …

News

[Agenda] Dutch debate on EU agenda This WEEK

Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte will debate the future of the EU with MEPs and with European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Strasburg on …

Europe

EU to monitor investigations of reporters killed in Malta, Slovakia

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Parliament set up on Tuesday a group of lawmakers who will monitor investigations into the murders of journalists in Malta and Slovakia.<p>The decision follows "concerns" expressed by lawmakers and the EU police agency, Europol, on the national investigations of the …

World News

'The question on everyone's lips is whether she will protect the organisation' - ex-SFO lawyers on new director Lisa Osofsky

City white collar partners set out the key questions facing new Serious Fraud Office chief<p>This premium content is reserved for<br>Legal Week …

Law (UK)

English PEN says it is reviewing its policies, after family of murdered journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia said PEN board member's law firm had harassed her

8:15 AM ET, June 5, 2018<p><b>Sources: Rupert Murdoch meddled in Lachlan Murdoch's efforts to oust Fox News co-president Jack Abernethy; Fox News having</b> …

Journalism

Magistrate to be taken off Daphne Caruana Galizia case in Malta | Reporters without borders

The enquiry into the murder of <b>Caruana Galizia</b>, who was killed by a bomb placed under her car on 16 October 2017, is still ongoing and is far from …

Freedom of the Press

Laptops of slain Maltese reporter handed to German police

The family of slain Maltese reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia has handed over two of her laptops to German authorities. The family fears confidential …

News

Daphne Caruana Galizia’s laptops and hard drives handed over to German police

Two laptops and three hard drives that belonged to Daphne Caruana Galizia were handed over to the German federal police (BKA), according to the …

Malta

Laptops of slain Maltese journalist handed to German police

LONDON (Reuters) - German police said on Wednesday that relatives of murdered Maltese anti-corruption blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia had given them two of her laptops and three hard drives and these could be transferred to Maltese police investigating her killing.<p>The Caruana Galizia family declined …

World News

Malta court rejects bid to stop FBI testimony in journalist murder case

VALLETTA (Reuters) - A Maltese court on Monday dismissed an attempt by one of the suspects in the murder of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia to stop an FBI team testifying in pre-trial proceedings.<p>Galizia, an anti-corruption blogger, was killed by a car bomb last October. The bomb is …

World News

Government denies involvement in attack on Manuel Delia's website

Updated 5.53pm with government denial - The government on Monday afternoon denied any involvement in an attack on blogger Manuel Delia's website. Mr …

Malta

CPJ urges Malta's PM to drop lawsuit against the late Daphne Caruana Galizia

May 2, 2018Joseph Muscat<br>Prime Minister of Malta<br>Office of the Prime Minister<br>Auberge de Castille<br>Valletta VLT 1061<br>Malta<i>Via email:</i> …

Journalism

Malta: FBI may testify in Daphne Caruana Galizia murder trial

Court rejects attempt to bar American agents from giving evidence in Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder proceedings.<p>A court in Malta has rejected a request that would have prevented FBI agents from testifying in pre-trial proceedings in the murder case of a prominent investigative journalist.<p>Judge …

European News

Europol sees room for improvement in cooperation with Malta on journalist murder | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The cooperation between the Maltese police and Europol on the investigation into the murder of a journalist on the island has “some room for improvement”, the European Union’s security agency said in a letter addressed to an EU lawmaker.<p>Posters referring to the Daphne Project …

North Africa

Update 2 | Daphne Caruana Galizia murder investigation now involves other EU states - Europol chief

The investigation into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia “now involves a number of EU member states”, the EU’s security agency has said.<p>…

Malta

Europol warns of hurdles in Daphne Caruana Galizia murder case

The investigation into the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is “highly complex”, involves a number of EU member states and requires better cooperation by authorities in Malta, according to a new assessment by the EU’s chief law enforcement body.<p>Europol, which has offered its …

World News

Malta’s government had no hand in the killing of Daphne Caruana Galizia

On 15 April you carried a letter from PEN International which made an allegation of the greatest gravity. This suggested that the blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia “was killed in direct response to her fearless investigative journalism exposing high-level government corruption in Malta”. Most would …

World News

The Daphne Project and the Ultimate Price for Seeking the Truth

The World Press Freedom Day is celebrated on May 3 each year. It was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 acting on a recommendation from UNESCO. The annual day aims to ‘celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom; assess the state of press freedom throughout the world; defend …

Opinion

Malta under 'unprecedented' Europe monitoring in journalist murder probe | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Increased European scrutiny of a police investigation into the killing of a journalist in Malta reveals the degree of international concern about the rule of law on the Mediterranean island, one of the journalist’s sons said on Tuesday.<p>Maltese investigative journalist Daphne …

North Africa

Slain journalist's sons 'taste justice' in carrying on work

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Matthew Caruana Galizia remembers the day his mother died with startling accuracy: their last shared meal, a small lunch, the jangling of her keys as she locked the heavy front door behind her, and the way the dogs barked after hearing her car explode just down the road from their …

Justice

Joseph Muscat’s hopes of reaching higher office ‘now in tatters’ – The Guardian

Questions over financial deals involving his inner circle have dashed Prime Minister Joseph Muscat’s hopes of even higher office, according to a …

Malta

Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: EU justice chief to press case during Malta visit

The EU will put the Maltese authorities under renewed pressure to identify those behind the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia during a visit to the island by the bloc’s most senior justice official.<p>After calls from politicians across Europe for the widening of the police investigation into the …

World News

EU parliament president wants further probe of Maltese journalist's murder

ROME (AFP) -<p>European Parliament leader Antonio Tajani called on authorities to pursue those who ordered the killing of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after colleagues published more of her investigations and delved into the mystery surrounding her death.<p>Caruana Galizia was murdered last …

European Parliament

Watch: Campaigners protest as PM promotes IIP scheme in London, Calleja donates fee to charity

Campaigners this evening protested outside a gala dinner event to promote Malta’s individual investor programme.The event, which was attended by …

Great Britain

Daphne Project: Govt to avoid 'undue haste' closing tax loopholes

Legal loopholes allowing companies to take advantage of New Zealand will be "tightened up", the government says, following revelations Auckland's …

Corruption

Malta court rejects bid to release men accused of killing journalist | Reuters

VALLETTA (Reuters) - Three men accused of the murder of an anti-corruption journalist six months ago must stay in prison until their trial, a Maltese magistrate ruled on Thursday.<p>Civil society activists call on the police to question Maltese Economy Minister Chris Cardona, after some of the …

North Africa