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Person.png Daphne Caruana Galizia   Twitter WebsiteRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(journalist)
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BornDaphne Anne Vella
1964-08-26
Sliema, Malta
Died16 October 2017 (Age 53)
near Bidnija, Mosta, Malta
Cause of death
car bomb
ResidenceMalta
NationalityMaltese
Alma materUniversity of Malta
Children3
SpousePeter Caruana Galizia
Victim ofassassination
Interests • Panama Papers
• corruption
The Maltese journalist and blogger who exposed the Panama Papers. Assassinated in 2017 by a car bomb

Daphne Caruana Galizia was the journalist and blogger who exposed the Panama Papers.[1]

Career

Caruana Galizia's posts often attracted more readers than the combined circulation of her country’s newspapers. She was described shortly before her assassination by Politico as a “one-woman WikiLeaks”. The Guardian described Her blogs as "a thorn in the side of both the establishment and underworld figures."[1]

Death

On 1 October 2017, Caruana Galizia filed a police report to say that she had been receiving death threats.

Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed when a bomb exploded in her car, breaking the vehicle into several pieces and throwing debris into a nearby field. [1]


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