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26 Jun 2021

‘As journalists have become more effective, they’re at much greater risk’ – son of murdered Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

Although 20 years apart – parallels were drawn with the nature of Veronica’s murder – and that of Daphne Caruana Galizia, who investigated government corruption and organised crime in Malta.

She was killed in 2017, when a car bomb was set off inside her vehicle.

The Daphne Project is a foundation that’s been set up in her name to help other investigative journalists.

We spoke to her son Matthew and began by asking whether this kind of war on free speech continues.