Daphne Caruana Galizia’s sons call for concrete action ahead of Global Media Freedom Conference

Daphne Caruana Galizia’s sons have called for concrete action to be taken at the Global Conference for Media Freedom to be held in London in July, focusing their written evidence on a call for action against SLAPP lawsuits and libel tourism, as well as the need to address Malta’s libel laws.

Matthew, Andrew and Paul Caruana Galizia invite the British High Commission in Malta to seek assurances from the Maltese government that it complies with international obligations on media and press freedoms and the investigation into the assassination of their late mother.

Their written evidence on the rule of law and corruption within Malta was published this week by the UK Parliament Home Affairs Committee in London ahead of the conference scheduled for 10 – 11 July.

Chrystia Freeland, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Jeremy Hunt, the UK Foreign Secretary, will co-host the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London. It is

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