Daphne Caruana Galizia was a Maltese investigative journalist and anti-corruption activist who was investigating Maltese government links to money laundering and tax evasion. She was killed in a car bomb close to her home last year.
Speaking to Sophie Claudet on Euronews’ Global Conversation, her sons say outside foreign interests have, in effect, taken control and are pulling the strings in the country.
“A term that really defines what our mother learned about Malta is state capture,” says Andrew Caruana Galizia. “This is what all these stories led to. It led to the conclusion that Malta is a captured state, its institutions are captured. And now we’re learning what the private interests behind that state capture are …. “
He says the fear is that his country is being used as a “tool”.
“Malta’s a small country,” he continues, “so if you capture a major political party which is going to be elected to