Press freedom

‘Outrageous, unjustified:’ Lawyers take journalist’s imprisonment to the UN
Will Fitzgibbon · March 25, 2020

Attorneys for a journalist jailed in Benin for tweeting about a speech argue that the case sets a dangerous precedent for press freedom.

Luanda Leaks Dutch newspaper wins against dos Santos advisers
Will Fitzgibbon · March 2, 2020

A Dutch court has dismissed a case brought by a trust company against journalists who reported on Angolan billionaire Isabel dos Santos as part of the Luanda Leaks investigation.

Malta gets new PM amid Daphne Caruana Galizia murder probe
Hamish Boland-Rudder · January 13, 2020

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.

How independent news is ‘vital to democracy’
Caitlin Ginley Sigal · December 3, 2019

Why donate to ICIJ? ICIJ Insiders told us that they believe the work of ICIJ, and of investigative journalists, is needed more than ever.

Malta’s PM to resign in January amid journalist murder scandal
Hamish Boland-Rudder · December 1, 2019

Joseph Muscat confirmed he will resign in January as the scandal over the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia continues to envelop his government.

Top Malta resignations linked to scandal over journalist murder probe
Fergus Shiel · November 26, 2019

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. 

Businessman arrested in Malta journalist murder probe
Douglas Dalby · November 20, 2019

A wealthy Maltese businessman was arrested aboard his luxury cruiser yacht in connection with the car bomb murder of reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Marchers call for ‘truth and justice’ two years after journalist’s murder
Amy Wilson-Chapman · October 16, 2019

Candlelight vigils were held in Malta and across Europe to mark the two-year anniversary of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s assassination. 

ICIJ’s Marina Walker Guevara recognized for outstanding commitment to journalism
Zshekinah Collier · October 3, 2019

Marina Walker Guevara says the key to successful investigations are deep trust, harnessing technology and working together.

Press Freedom Week highlights power of collaborative journalism
Caitlin Ginley Sigal · September 26, 2019

Journalists, advocates, lawyers and members of the public gathered in Los Angeles last week for the first-ever LA Press Freedom Week, to…