Seven journalists killed in Europe since the start of 2017

Bulgarian reporter Viktoria Marinova became the latest to be murdered in October 2018, a year on from the most high-profile killings.

The brutal “Mafia-style” murder of Maltese investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia shocked the continent.

She had been probing numerous cases of corruption on the Mediterranean island before a powerful bomb blew her car up near her home.

Slovakia-based investigative journalist Ján Kuciak was murdered in February 2018 and the subsequent national outcry helped topple the government.

Here are the seven journalists killed since the beginning of 2017.

Ján Kuciak

Ján Kuciak was 27 years old and reported on corruption and tax evasion. He and his girlfriend were shot dead at his home in Velka Maca, near Bratislava, on February 25, 2018.

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Daphne Caruana Galizia was 53 years old when she died. She reported on corruption and money laundering in Malta and published numerous articles based on the Panama

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