Malta appoints public inquiry into murder of prominent journalist

FILE PHOTO: Peter Caruana Galizia, widower of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, reacts during a protest and vigil marking twenty-one months since her assassination, after three men were indicted for her murder, in Valletta, Malta July 16, 2019. REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi/File Photo

VALLETTA (Reuters) – The government of Malta, under international pressure, said on Friday it would make a public, independent inquiry into the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. Caruana Galizia, who wrote a well-followed anti-corruption blog, was killed by a car bomb outside her home on the small Mediterranean island on Oct. 16, 2017. […]

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