International authors demand justice for murdered Maltese journalist

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Six months after the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta have authors from all over the world criticized the slow progress of affairs in the research.

In an open letter to, among others, the European Commission complains wide union of writers Pen International that the investigation would not meet international standards of independence, impartiality and effectiveness. Furthermore, they ask for protection of other journalists and whistleblowers.

The government and the authorities undertake nothing against the frequent vandalism of the memorial for the blogger in the capital city of Valletta.

Caruana Galizia was on October 16, killed by a car bomb. The regeringskritische journalist was a regular research to the unbridled corruption ” of the government on the island. “The Maltese authorities seem, therefore, very averse to righteousness, to enforce for her death,” explains Jennifer Clement, president of Pen International.

The open letter signed by 250 writers, including Salman Rushdie, Ian McEwan and Margaret Atwood. Monday found in several European cities, vigils for the murdered journalist.

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