Light after darkness

Fighting for truth, justice, human rights and the rule of law

Daphne standing in front of Malta's Ġgantija temples.

The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation is a non-profit, independent and non-governmental organisation created by the sons and husband of the investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was assassinated in a car bomb attack in Malta on 16 October 2017.

  1. Lawsuit against five men formally identified in murder case

    We have filed lawsuit against the five men formally identified as having played a role in Daphne Caruana Galizia's murder.
  2. 600 claimants bring collective action against C-Planet

    An application for a collective action, brought by more than 620 claimants, has been filed before Malta’s Civil Courts against C-Planet for breaching data protection laws.
  3. Online access to company data should be reinstated

    Public records on struck-off or dissolved companies are a matter of public interest, one that supersedes any right to be forgotten.
  4. Complaint in France against BNPP, SocGen, Natixis, CIC and Rivage

    Together with Sherpa, we filed a complaint in France against BNP Paribas, Société Générale, Natixis, CIC and Rivage Investment for money laundering and concealment.
  5. We welcome the inauguration of the European Public Prosecutor's Office

    The Chief Prosecutor, Laura Codruţa Kövesi, paid tribute to Daphne Caruana Galizia and Jan Kuciak in her speech during the inauguration ceremony.
  6. Action against Keith Schembri is long overdue

    The arrest of Keith Schembri and members of his money laundering network is long overdue.
  7. C-Planet data breach: final deadline and update

    We're ready to file our collective action against C-Planet.
  8. Government should not interfere in the public inquiry

    Government should not interfere in the public inquiry into the circumstances of our wife and mother's assassination..
  9. Ján Kuciak and Martina Kušnírová deserve full justice

    The shocking and unexpected verdict sends out the dangerous message that journalists can be murdered in Europe with impunity.
  10. New evidence shows Turab Musayev controlled Cifidex

    SOCAR's Turab Musayev did have a controlling interest in Cifidex Ltd, emails uncovered by the Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation show.
  11. At the OSCE, Azerbaijan sets a negative precedent for media freedom

    The renewal of Harlem Désir's mandate as OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media was blocked by Azerbaijan.
  12. OPM kept no records of meetings with murder suspect Yorgen Fenech

    The Office of the Prime Minister did not keep any minutes of meetings held from 2013 to 2017 between government officials and Yorgen Fenech.
  13. Removal of Ian Abdilla clears path for prosecutions

    We welcome the news that Ian Abdilla has been replaced as head of the Economic Crimes Unit.
  14. Statement from Peter Caruana Galizia

    Daphne's widower welcomes Prime Minister Robert Abela's retraction of a 2018 statement against his sons.
  15. We call on Malta's Attorney General to initiate a Europol JIT with urgency

    Following the detailed exposure of corrupt deal in Montenegro involving the Chinese government, the Maltese government and the government of Azerbaijan, we call on Malta's Attorney General to initiate a Europol Joint Investigation Team with urgency.
  16. Rodrigo Duterte's persecution of Maria Ressa is dangerous

    The government of the Philippines must drop all charges against Maria and her colleagues.
  17. Raid on ABLV shows need for a Europol Joint Investigation Team

    Payments to Yorgen Fenech were made via the bank.
  18. Ali Sadr Hasheminejad must be extradited and prosecuted in Malta

    Proceedings in the US do not exempt or prevent the authorities in Malta from prosecuting Ali Sadr Hasheminejad.
  19. Anti-SLAPP: Advice to the European Commission

    Press freedom NGOs are providing advice to the Commission concerning the introduction of anti-SLAPP legislation to protect freedom of expression in the European Union.
  20. The justice ministry's inquiry cannot eliminate doubt

    Ministry's inquiry into the unethical and unprofessional behaviour of a former employee of the Office of the Attorney General is opaque and unhelpful.
  21. Ghost contract at Planning Authority

    Records show evidence of payments from the Planning Authority to Joseph Muscat's campaign consultant but no evidence of any work done for the Authority.
  22. Integrity of prosecution's case must be preserved

    The timing of a serving criminal prosecutor's transition to Yorgen Fenech's defence attorney points to prior collusion.
  23. Letter to Siemens on World Press Freedom Day

    Daphne Caruana Galizia's family write to the CEO of Siemens in a push for restorative justice.
  24. Government must provide information on illegal pushback operations

    Neville Gafá's confirmed coordination of illegal pushback operations under instruction from the Office of the Prime Minister warrants full disclosure by Robert Abela.
  25. Released: Yorgen Fenech's meetings at the Prime Minister's office

    Yorgen Fenech, accused of complicity in organising and financing the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia, held at least 26 meetings in Joseph Muscat's office.
  26. Press freedom organisations call on the EU to safeguard the rule of law and media pluralism

    We're among 24 press freedom groups that presented recommendations to the European Commission on the Rule of Law Mechanism and Annual Report process.
  27. Don't pay for public health with people's lives

    We're supporting a call from healthcare workers and students for Malta’s PM to reconsider his stance on sea rescue and disembarkation.
  28. Complaint filed against political appointee Alfred Grixti

    We filed a complaint with Malta's Commissioner for Standards in Public Life concerning Alfred Grixti, a political appointee.
  29. No celebration while watching people drown

    The nation cannot quietly celebrate Easter while men, women and children are drowning in front of us.
  30. COVID-19 crisis: international coalition calls for the protection of whistleblowers

    We're joining an international coalition of individuals and organisations calling for the protection of whistleblowers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  31. Collective action against C-Planet data breach

    The civil society organisations Repubblika and The Daphne Caruana Galizia Foundation are launching a joint legal action that any person with a claim can join.
  32. Landmark ruling published by Columbia Global Freedom of Expression

    Columbia Univeristy publishes analysis of judgement that recognises the protest memorial for Daphne Caruana Galizia as a form of freedom of expression that deserves protection.
  33. Open letter to Council of Europe Monitoring Committee

    With a new leader, do not lift pressure for Malta to pursue any of the other pressing changes that the country needs.
  34. Joseph Muscat must go now

    Muscat has delayed his resignation in an attempt to continue protecting himself and Schembri.
  35. We urge the Prime Minister to step aside

    If the Prime Minister has the interests of justice and Malta at heart, then he should step aside immediately.
  36. Keith Schembri must be prosecuted immediately

    The investigation into Daphne Caruana Galizia's assassination must remain free from political interference.
  37. We will not accept political interference

    The investigation into Daphne Caruana Galizia's assassination must remain free from political interference.
  38. New board of inquiry and terms of reference

    Civil society, the Council of Europe, and our family’s calls for an independent and impartial public inquiry have finally been heard.
  39. First collection of Daphne Caruana Galizia's writing published

    This is the first book in Bompiani's Munizioni series, edited by Roberto Saviano.
  40. Consultation on membership of board of inquiry ongoing

    We are relieved to hear that the Maltese government, after failing to answer our legal letters, now wants to discuss the membership of the board of inquiry into Daphne's assassination.
  41. Our position on not accepting blackmail will never change

    When the Prime Minister said that he will drop his libel case against us if we denounce our mother's work, we said we will not concede to extortion. We will never accept blackmail.
  42. Banner court case ruling on breach of right to freedom of expression

    Malta's constitutional court today ruled that the government-ordered removal of two banners calling for justice was in breach of our fundamental right to freedom of expression.
  43. Money laundering report filed in Latvia

    Full justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia means ending impunity for the crimes and criminals she investigated and exposed.