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1. «Caruana Galizia [@mcaruanagalizia] also used the occasion to call for a change in Malta’s libel laws, so that the burden of proof doesn’t rest entirely with the journalists being sued for libel.»

#DaphneCaruanaGalizia #Malta #JournalismIsNotACrime

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2. «“For example, all my mother’s libels have now been passed on to her heirs, but the magistrate and plaintiffs know we cannot produce the key witness, because she has been killed."» bit.ly/2BElxrP #DaphneCaruanaGalizia
3.«“Because of this, under Maltese law, we will lose the cases upon default because the burden of proof is on us.”.“The plaintiff need present no evidence, just file an application without any evidence and they’ll win by default.This is the structural problem with Malta's (...)"»
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“Collaborative journalism projects like the #DaphneProject send a strong message to the enemies of transparency and the free press:

Even if you kill the messenger, you cannot kill the message,”

@laurentrichard0
#TheDapheProject
#JusticeForDaphne #UNCOVERED #IJ4EU
“The .@MaltaGov refused 40 requests for interviews from the #DaphneProject. This is unacceptable from an EU member state,” @laurentrichard0.

We recently highlighted the lack of media access to .@JosephMuscat_JM & his cabinet in our joint mission report: pen-international.org/news/maltas-au…
“It is essential that the EU ensure all MS are fulfilling their obligations & put additional pressure on #Malta to uphold media freedom by insisting.@JosephMuscat_JM & his cabinet grant access to critical journalists & respond to #FOIA requests,” @laurentrichard0
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