Sons of slain Panama Papers reporter call for PM to resign

The sons of a prominent Maltese journalist have called on the island nation’s prime minister to step down — days after their mother was killed by a car bomb after leading the Panama Papers probe into corruption.

In a Facebook post Thursday, Matthew, Andrew and Paul Caruana Galizia said Prime Minister Joseph Muscat should take political responsibility for “failing to uphold our fundamental freedoms.”

Muscat, who has ruled out quitting, vowed to bring those responsible for killing a reporter he has described as his “greatest adversary” to justice — with the help of the FBI.

He told parliament Wednesday that the government would put up a “substantial and unprecedented reward” — about $1.2 million — for information leading to a conviction in the case.

But the sons said they were not endorsing the reward.

“We are not interested in justice without change,” they said. “We are not interested in a criminal conviction, only for

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