Over 100 rights groups call on the Council of Europe to act on the growing threat of SLAPPs

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Fours years since the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia full accountability remains elusive

The fight against impunity only ends when all those responsible have been prosecuted to the full extent of the law: assassins, intermediaries and masterminds must all face the court without further delay. Delayed justice only serves to embolden those who wish to use violence to silence critical reporting in Malta and beyond.

Statement by joint press freedom mission to Malta

On the eve of the fourth anniversary of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, rights organisations call on Prime Minister Abela to strengthen media freedom in Malta.

Kosovo: Several journalists attacked during riots

Journalists covering riots that broke out in Mitrovica following a police anti-smuggling operation were chased, assaulted and abused by rioters; some had Molotov cocktails or explosive devices thrown at them.