Tag Malta
16 Oct

Malta: Civil society denounces government’s lack of ambition and transparency in press freedom reforms and renews calls for full justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia

Five years ago, investigative reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia was brutally assassinated in a car bomb attack in Malta. Our thoughts are with her family, friends and colleagues. Together with them, we continue to fight for justice.

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14 Oct

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

Following a guilty plea, the Criminal Court today 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.

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12 Oct

Press freedom groups visit Malta on five-year anniversary of Daphne’s murder to push for reforms

Between 13 and 17 October 2022, an international press freedom mission will visit Malta, five years after the assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia on 16 October 2017. The country visit follows up on similar missions held in previous years.

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9 Aug

Joint statement in support of The Shift News as it faces a freedom of information battle with the government of Malta

ECPMF has joined the undersigned free expression, press freedom, and journalists’ organisations in expressing support for The Shift News as it faces an all-out legal battle against 40 freedom of information (FOI) lawsuits brought by 40 government entities in Malta.

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28 Jul

Malta: Public Inquiry report recommendations must be implemented

ECPMF has joined a group of organisations to express concern at the lack of implementation of the recommendations of the milestone Public Inquiry into the assassination of Malta’s leading investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia, one year on from the Inquiry's publication.

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7 Feb

Malta: Media battle for access to public information

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14 Jan

Malta: Implementation of Public Inquiry recommendations must meet international standards

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7 Dec

Malta: MFRR expresses concern at anonymisation of court judgements

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16 Oct

Remembering Daphne

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15 Oct

Statement of the joint press freedom mission to Malta

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