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US News Malta: Three charged with killing journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

07:05  06 december  2017
07:05  06 december  2017 Source:   dw.com

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Prosecutors have charged three men with the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia , Maltese media reported on Tuesday. The 53-year-old journalist died when a bomb Caruana Galizia had written a popular investigative blog that accused some of Malta 's most prominent figures — right up to Prime

Daphne Anne Caruana Galizia (née Vella; 26 August 1964 – 16 October 2017) was a Maltese journalist , writer, and anti-corruption activist, who reported on political events in Malta .

  Malta: Three charged with killing journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia © Provided by Deutsche Welle

Prosecutors have charged three men with murder for the car bomb killing of a Maltese journalist. The anti-corruption blogger Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed while driving near her home on October 16.

Prosecutors have charged three men with the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, Maltese media reported on Tuesday.

People gather during a national rally to demand justice for murdered Maltese journalist © Getty Images People gather during a national rally to demand justice for murdered Maltese journalist The 53-year-old journalist died when a bomb tore through her car on October 16 — a killing that shook the EU's smallest member state and raised Europe-wide concerns about the rule of law in the Mediterranean island country.

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Three Maltese men have been charged for the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia , the investigative journalist who was killed by a car bomb last month. Caruana Galizia ’s family has filed a legal claim against Malta ’s police force and has alleged that the investigation has not been independent or

Daphne Caruana Galizia , a blogger whose investigations focused on corruption, was described as a ‘one-woman WikiLeaks’. Caruana Galizia ’s son, Matthew Caruana Galizia , is a journalist and programmer who works for the ICIJ. Caruana Galizia was 53 and leaves a husband and three sons.

Under tight security in Valletta, the suspects, Vince Muscat and brothers Alfred and George Degiorgio — all of whom have criminal records — pleaded not guilty to charges that include the possession of bomb-making material and weapons.

Galizia, 53, was killed by a car bomb on October 16, 2017 © Getty Images Galizia, 53, was killed by a car bomb on October 16, 2017 Police did not immediately make clear whether they believed that the men had acted under contract to carry out the murder or plotted it on their own.

The court remanded the three accused, arrested along with seven others on Monday morning, in custody.

The magistrate upheld a request to freeze their assets, as well.

The court remanded the three accused, arrested along with seven others, in custody © Getty Images The court remanded the three accused, arrested along with seven others, in custody Authorities did not immediately make clear the fate of the other seven men held.

Most recently, Caruana Galizia had written a popular investigative blog that accused some of Malta's most prominent figures — right up to Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, not a relative of the accused Vincent Muscat's — of graft.


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