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Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism

Data tal-avveniment: 09/10/2020

Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism

Daphne Caruana Galizia was a Maltese writer, blogger and anti-corruption activist, who reported on political events in Malta. In particular, she focused on investigative journalism, reporting on government corruption,allegations of money laundering and organized crime.

She was killed in a car bomb explosion on 16th October 2017.

In October 2021, the European Parliament will start awarding "The Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize for Journalism" on a yearly basis. The Prize will distinguish outstanding journalism work based on the principles and values of the European Union. It will be awarded for pieces on topics of interest linked to European values resulting from in-depth journalism undertaken by professional journalists or teams of journalists. The date of the award ceremony will be around the 16th of October, as a symbolic reminder of the date when Daphne Caruana Galizia was assassinated.

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Statements by David CASA (EPP, MT), Matthew Caruana Galizia, Daphne's son and Othmar KARAS (EPP, AT), EP Vice-President, following the announcement on the Daphne Caruana Galizia Prize which will be awarded in October 2021.

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