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
A journalist’s murder points to a failing EU state

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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