The 2017 assassination of the Maltese anti-corruption journalist rocked the island country, and led to government’s fall.
The government created an “atmosphere of impunity” and failed to protect Galizia from threats over her writing on political corruption and organized crime, the inquiry said.
The tax haven is the first European Union member to be greylisted by the Financial Action Task Force, a move that ICIJ member Jacob Borg says has been a long time coming.
ICIJ’s massive cross-border investigation remains an influence — and a catchphrase — in politics, business, academia and pop culture, half a decade on.
Keith Schembri, who was also a prominent figure in the police probe into the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, was denied bail after pleading not guilty to money laundering, corruption, fraud and forgery.
The investigation may provide a rare look into how illicit money moves across borders through flawed banking systems.
Malta has a new prime minister following the resignation of the former leader, Joseph Muscat, whose top adviser was linked to the car bomb murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Joseph Muscat confirmed he will resign in January as the scandal over the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia continues to envelop his government.
Two government ministers and the prime minister's chief of staff have resigned two years after the death of anti-corruption reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.
A wealthy Maltese businessman was arrested aboard his luxury cruiser yacht in connection with the car bomb murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Candlelight vigils were held in Malta and across Europe to mark the two-year anniversary of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination.
Europe is a region often considered a relative safe haven for journalists, but this past year reporters have been murdered and press freedom declined.
When anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia was killed in a car bombing in Malta last year, the investigations she was working on came to a sudden halt. Until now.
Journalists worldwide are mourning the loss of influential investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia after she was murdered when a bomb blast tore apart her car in Malta on Monday.
ICIJ director Gerard Ryle has issued a statement following the tragic news from Malta.