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Caruana Galizia, 53, who led a hugely popular blog about political corruption - was murdered in October 2017 near the village of Bidnija

Caruana Galizia, 53, who led a hugely popular blog about political corruption - was murdered in October 2017 near the village of Bidnija

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Caruana Galizia, 53 – who led a hugely popular blog about political corruption – was murdered in October 2017 near the village of Bidnija

A new book about the murder of a journalist who unmasked the notorious Panama Papers during a Maltese car bombing, says that the most powerful figures on the island are still among the potential suspects.

Although three men have been accused of the devastating explosion that killed Daphne Caruana Galizia, no one knows who they were working for, no date has been set for their trial and no convictions have been brought.

Three researchers, including former BBC journalist John Sweeney, are now publishing a book examining the dark circumstances surrounding her death.

In Murder of The Malta Express – Who Killed Daphne Caruana Galizia? the trio say it's the & # 39; impunity culture & # 39; from Malta who helped create the conditions in which the & # 39; greatest and most fearless journalist & # 39; could have been killed.

A new book about the murder of a journalist who unmasked the infamous Panama Papers in a Maltese car bombing says the island's most powerful figures are still among the potential suspects

A new book about the murder of a journalist who unmasked the infamous Panama Papers in a Maltese car bombing says the island's most powerful figures are still among the potential suspects

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A new book about the murder of a journalist who unmasked the infamous Panama Papers in a Maltese car bombing says the island's most powerful figures are still among the potential suspects

In Murder on The Malta Express - Who Killed Daphne Caruana Galizia? the trio say it's the & # 39; impunity culture & # 39; from Malta who helped create the conditions in which the & # 39; greatest and most fearless journalist & # 39; could have been killed

In Murder on The Malta Express - Who Killed Daphne Caruana Galizia? the trio say it's the & # 39; impunity culture & # 39; from Malta who helped create the conditions in which the & # 39; greatest and most fearless journalist & # 39; could have been killed

In Murder on The Malta Express – Who Killed Daphne Caruana Galizia? the trio say it's the & # 39; impunity culture & # 39; from Malta who helped create the conditions in which the & # 39; greatest and most fearless journalist & # 39; could have been killed

Sweeney describes how the authors & # 39; Daphne & # 39; s anger & # 39; felt about the & # 39; corrupt politicians, bent police and lanky judges & # 39; who, according to her, prevented her family from getting the justice they deserve.

He told MailOnline: & # 39; On the second anniversary of Daphne's death, the Maltese authorities have yet to set a date for the trial of suspects Alfred and George Degiorgio and Vincent Muscat.

Sweeney describes how the authors & # 39; Daphne & # 39; s anger & # 39; felt about the & # 39; corrupt politicians, bent police officers and sloppy judges & # 39; who, according to her, prevented her family from getting the justice they deserve

Sweeney describes how the authors & # 39; Daphne & # 39; s anger & # 39; felt about the & # 39; corrupt politicians, bent police officers and sloppy judges & # 39; who, according to her, prevented her family from getting the justice they deserve

Sweeney describes how the authors & # 39; Daphne & # 39; s anger & # 39; felt about the & # 39; corrupt politicians, bent police officers and sloppy judges & # 39; who, according to her, prevented her family from getting the justice they deserve

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& # 39; The Maltese authorities still have to conduct a public and independent investigation into the murder.

& # 39; They still need to understand the masterminds. And they still have to investigate those whose deeds Daphne had revealed. Malta is not normal. & # 39;

Caruana Galizia, 53 – who led a hugely popular blog about political corruption – was murdered in October 2017 near the village of Bidnija.

The car she was driving turned into a bomb that eventually burned in a field near her home on the island in the Mediterranean.

By the time her campaign journalist son Matthew – who heard the explosion from their home – was one of the first to arrive on the scene, her body parts were scattered and only her torso remained in the remains of the burnt-out vehicle.

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The Prime Minister of Malta, Joseph Muscat – who, along with his wife Michelle, the leader of the opposition and politicians, including his chief of staff and a senior cabinet minister, had confronted the accusations of tireless campaigners of misconduct – immediately denounced her murder.

Caruana Galizia had told the police that she was threatened two weeks before her death and read her last blog post 24 minutes before her death: There are crooks everywhere you look now. The situation is desperate. & # 39;

Caruana Galizia had told the police that she was threatened two weeks before her death and read her last blog post 24 minutes before her death: There are crooks everywhere you look now. The situation is desperate. & # 39;

Caruana Galizia had told the police that she was threatened two weeks before her death and read her last blog post 24 minutes before her death: There are crooks everywhere you look now. The situation is desperate. & # 39;

He said that although she is a & # 39; hard critic & # 39; of the government, it was a & # 39; barbaric attack on freedom of the press & # 39; was and claimed that he would not rest until I did justice.

Muscat had won an early election to get a vote of confidence to counter Caruana Galizia's allegations of corruption.

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As part of the Panama Papers, according to documents in a small bank in Malta, Caruana Galizia had demonstrated that Muscat's wife was the ultimate beneficiary of a Panama company.

The journalist also claimed that large amounts had been moved between the company and the bank accounts in Azerbaijan.

A photo from 1989 shows Peter and Daphne Caruana Galizia with their sons Matthew, Andrew and Paul

A photo from 1989 shows Peter and Daphne Caruana Galizia with their sons Matthew, Andrew and Paul

A photo from 1989 shows Peter and Daphne Caruana Galizia with their sons Matthew, Andrew and Paul

Daphne Caruana Galizia is depicted with one of her three sons, Andrew in 1988

Daphne Caruana Galizia is depicted with one of her three sons, Andrew in 1988

Daphne Caruana Galizia is pictured above
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Daphne Caruana Galizia is pictured above

Daphne Caruana Galizia is depicted with one of her three sons, Andrew in 1988, and again right

Muscat and his wife denied the charge and prosecuted Caruana Galizia for defamation.

In Murder of The Malta Express, The authors emphasize a report from the Council of Europe from 2019 in which it was established that the Maltese Prime Minister is on his fifth police chief in six years.

It also concluded that the judges of Malta are politically appointed persons, making the state of affairs & # 39; fundamentally incompatible with the idea of ​​judicial independence & # 39 ;.

It continued with a list of 10 serious concerns about Malta's investigation into the case.

The book draws up a list of Daphne & # 39; s enemies she had taken as potential suspects who could have hired her killers – all of whom deny misconduct.

The list includes the & # 39; duo or creepy consiglieri & # 39; from the prime minister, a Maltese EU commissioner who was forced to resign due to bribery, a minister accused of visiting a brothel, an Iranian money-laundering boss and a Swiss lawyer who is a citizen of wealth.

However, the case remains unresolved for two years.

Although three men have been accused of the devastating explosion that killed Daphne Caruana Galizia, no one knows who they were working for, no date has been set for their trial and no convictions have been brought. Above is a vigil for the journalist

Although three men have been accused of the devastating explosion that killed Daphne Caruana Galizia, no one knows for whom they worked, no date has been set for their trial and no convictions have been brought. Above is a vigil for the journalist

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Although three men have been accused of the devastating explosion that killed Daphne Caruana Galizia, no one knows who they were working for, no date has been set for their trial and no convictions have been brought. Above is a vigil for the journalist

The book draws up a list of Daphne & # 39; s enemies she had taken as potential suspects who could have hired her killers - all of whom deny misconduct. An improvised memorial for the journalist is pictured above

The book draws up a list of Daphne & # 39; s enemies she had taken as potential suspects who could have hired her killers - all of whom deny misconduct. An improvised memorial for the journalist is pictured above

The book draws up a list of Daphne & # 39; s enemies she had taken as potential suspects who could have hired her killers – all of whom deny misconduct. An improvised memorial for the journalist is pictured above

Caruana Galizia had told the police that she was threatened two weeks before her death and read her last blog post 24 minutes before her death: There are crooks everywhere you look now. The situation is desperate. & # 39;

Corinne Vella, Daphne's sister, said: & Two years after Daphne's murder, there is still no justice for her or her stories. The name of Daphne is now on the platform of the Council of Europe to end impunity. We will ensure that it does not stay there. & # 39;

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