Saturday January 18, 2020

A journalist’s murder points to a failing EU state

The 2017 assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta is threatening the European Union’s principles on the rule of law

8th December, 2019

For the second time in two years, the murder of a journalist has created an acute political crisis in a member state of the European Union.

In October 2017, Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta’s foremost journalist, was killed by a car bomb. She had been investigating the corruption, tax evasion and money-laundering that plague the EU’s smallest member state, population 500,000. Her death has plunged the island into shock and anger. Now a campaign by her...

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