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World Malta: climate killer

22:51  30 july  2021
22:51  30 july  2021 Source:   sueddeutsche.de

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The murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has shocked the world - a committee now charged on the Maltese authorities difficult.

Der Tod von Daphne Caruana Galizia im Jahr 2017 löste nicht nur in Malta, sondern weltweit Trauer und Bestürzung aus. Sie war 53 Jahre alt, als sie ermordet wurde. © MATTHEW MIRABELLI / AFP The death of Daphne Caruana Galizia in 2017 sparked not only in Malta but worldwide grief and dismay. She was 53 years old when she was murdered.

It is a late and sad realization. But at least, she is in black and white in a report of 437 pages. In Malta, a public inquiry committee has come to the conclusion that the Maltese government is partly responsible for the death of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia - and that he had failed. "It would have been obviously necessary to protect Daphne Caruana Galizia, just after the release of Panama papers. But the chief of police, the security services and other state authorities are not opened up this obviousness apparently."

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Caruana Galizia was 53 years old when a remotely ignited bomb blew up on 16 October 2017 Bidnija her car into the air and killed them. She had just made the last post in her popular blog "Running Commentary" into the net. It went again to corruption in the government. "Daphne," as they all called, was a constant thorn in the shoe of the powerful. She had attacked hard Keith Schembri, the former head of cabinet of the Maltese Prime Minister: a "liar" they called him, who all consider a fool. Schembri and Energy Minister Konrad Mizzi had offshore accounts opened in tax havens, no sooner had they come to power. "Rogue wherever you look. It's desperate." The last entry ended.

Her death traces the recent history of the country like no other incident - and he shocked the world. Until then, Malta had commonly the image of a cute, sleepy island in the Mediterranean.

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For two years, three well-known judges have researched the backgrounds of murder, as had called the family and the European Union. 120 witnesses they listened to for many prominent personalities were present. About former Premier Joseph Muscat of the Labor Party. Muscat had resigned the murder because of the confusion surrounding the work-up of 2019. To understand the role of enlightened Caruana Galizia in Malta, a quote Muscat is led from the year 2013 again. "It is the only opposition in this country," he said, because he had just won the elections - a young Premier with a liberal and business-friendly course. The report states, Muscat's government had the "big business" confessed unacceptably close. And they have generally taken care of and "at the highest level" for a "climate of impunity". The

Premier apologizes to the family - on behalf of Malta

In this climate, the robbers also felt clearly protected. One of three men to whom the execution of the murder is accused, has been declared guilty and is now serving a 15-year sentence from. Two other still waiting for the verdict. But who were the real masterminds, the principals in the background?

Malta's incumbent Prime Minister Robert Abela as Muscat of the Labor Party, now apologized on behalf of the country at Daphne's family, her husband and their three sons, all fighting for the legacy of the mother. He spoke of "mistakes" that had been committed, and by a "dark chapter" in the history of Malta. The report is "a step in the healing process." Elections he rule out in his government finally were sitting no persons who had played a role in the investigation.

also Daphne's family speaks of the hope for a new beginning. "May these findings lead to the fact that the rule of law in Malta is restored," she writes in a statement.

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