Protection of journalists and the defence of media freedom in Malta; the case of Daphne Caruana Galizia: extracts from the debate

Event date: 24/10/2017

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During the EP plenary session (23-26 October) in Strasbourg,, MEPs discuss media freedom and protection for journalists, following the brutal murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese journalist noted for her work on the Panama papers and corruption. Statements by Matti MAASIKAS, Estonian Deputy Minister for EU Affairs, Frans TIMMERMANS, First Vice-President of the EC in charge of Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, Esteban GONZÁLEZ PONS (EPP, ES), Gianni PITTELLA (S&D, IT), Monica MACOVEI (ECR, RO) and Sophia IN'T VELD (ALDE, NL).