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“I came to the issue of vexatious defamation suits including #SLAPPs following the assassination of #DaphneCaruanaGalizia when we noticed the disappearance of news stories about #Pilatus bank - which she was investigating - from news websites in Malta,”
@JustinBBarthet
Many news outlets, threatened with potentially ruinous vexatious lawsuits by Pilatus through their London law firms, had removed this content.
The practice of #SLAPPs circumvents due legal process and effectively silences media reporting where the client has enough money to pay London law firms to make these threats. It fundamentally undermines any right to a fair trial.
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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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#Probablemente ([#EO]#probable🍀/[#EN]#Probably🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿)
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