Published Thursday October 11 2018

Daphne Caruana Galizia

The Constitutional Court in Malta has today found that the investigation into the assassination of the journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is in breach of Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights due to the involvement of a senior police officer who had been a subject of her journalistic investigation.

The Attorney General of Malta has also confirmed today that he is giving active consideration to establishing a public inquiry into the assassination.

Tony Murphy will be giving evidence with others regarding the assassination to a hearing of the Council of Europe’s Committee on Legal Affairs and Human Rights in Strasbourg regarding the assassination on 8 October 2018 at 13.00 hours GMT. The hearing will be held in public and live streamed by the Committee.

Tony Murphy of Bhatt Murphy is part of the international team of lawyers acting for the family. His letter to the Attorney General is here.