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My Mother’s Murder | My Mother’s Murder is an investigation by Paul Caruana Galizia into the life and killing of his mother Daphne Caruana Galizia. It’s an examination of the arrogance of power and the vast big-money corruption in a modern European country.

An assassination foretold

An assassination foretold


In October 2017, Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered by a car bomb in Malta where she lived and worked. Her son Paul, a reporter at Tortoise, says her family were ‘shocked but not surprised’ at her death.

How 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.

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Truth to power

Truth to power

Daphne Caruana Galizia was a prolific reporter, juggling dozens of stories at the same time. One of those stories held the secret to her assassination. But which one?

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