My mother’s murderIt is a little over two years since Daphne Caruana Galizia, Malta’s pre-eminent investigative journalist, died in a car bomb, and the shock is still being felt. Daphne’s son Paul Caruana Galizia returned to Malta late last year to investigate.
An assassination foretoldHow could the assassination of a prominent journalist in an EU country be unsurprising? In the second episode of a four-part series, Paul reveals the chain of events which culminated in his mother’s murder.
Truth to powerIn October 2017, Daphne Caruana Galizia was juggling dozens of stories at the same time. One of those stories held the secret to her assassination. But which one? Daphne’s son Paul Caruana Galizia sifts through the evidence.
The last dominoWithin months of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s murder, three hitmen were arrested for the crime. Then – nothing. Until last November when an extraordinary and unprecedented series of events began to unfold.
My Mother’s Murder
By Tortoise Media
Daphne Caruana Galizia spent her career uncovering corruption at the highest levels of politics on the Mediterranean island of Malta. As an investigative journalist in this tiny, tightly-knit country her surname became redundant – she was known simply as Daphne. She stood out as a lone voice in an increasingly hostile environment. She endured arson attacks and arrests, until October 2017, when she was murdered in a car bomb attack.
In this series, her son Paul Caruana Galizia, returns home to make sense of what led to his mother’s murder. But within a day of returning, events take an unexpected and momentous turn that will change the course of the murder investigation and Malta
This mini-series is produced by Tortoise Studios. To learn more, go to https://www.tortoisemedia.com/audio/my-mothers-murder/