President strongly condemns the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana

Stella Kyriakides, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), has condemned the murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, known for her investigative work on corruption.

“We are all appalled and deeply shocked by the assassination of another investigative journalist in Europe. I cannot but condemn, in the strongest possible terms, this murder and I call on the Maltese authorities to thoroughly investigate this case. Freedom of the press and safety of journalists is a priority action of the Council of Europe and of our Assembly, including via the Platform to promote the protection of journalism and safety of journalists”, Ms Kyriakides said.