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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, the Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia.


Voices of Evin
Listen to those who’ve experienced the prison first hand

Former inmates of Iran’s notorious Evin prison tell their stories.

This report contains descriptions of torture, rape and execution.