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Five Facts That You Need To Know About Assasinated Maltese Journalist Daphne Anne Caruana Galizia

Cameron Kamsa – Fourth Estate Contributor

Sliema, Malta (4E) – Daphne Anne Caruana Galizia is a Maltese journalist and blogger. According to her son, Matthew, his mom was assassinated due to her work in uncovering corruption.

And although Galiza is well-known for being somebody who stood between the rule of legislation and people who sought to violate it, who was she truly? Here are the details that it’s worthwhile to find out about her:

Family Background

Daphne Anne Caruana Galizia was born as Daphne Anne Vella on August 26, 1964 in Sliema, Crown Colony of Malta. Her dad and mom had been Michael Alfred Vella and Rose Marie Vella nee Mano. She married Peter Carauna Galizia in 1985 and had three sons: Matthew Mark John, Andrew Michael Louis, and Paul Anthony Edward.


She studied at St. Dorothy’s convent in Mdina and St. Aloysius’ College in Birkirkara. After that, she studied on the University of Malta the place she graduated with a bachelor’s diploma in archaeology in 1997.

Fearless Journalist

Galizia is an investigative journalist who uncovered and reported on controversial delicate data, together with experiences and allegations associated to the Panama Papers.


Galizia started her profession as a journalist in 1987 and have become a daily columnist with “The Sunday Times of Malta” an affiliate Editor of “The Malta Independent” within the early 1990s. She then labored as an editor for Taste & Flair journal whereas working as a columnist with “The Malt Independent” and “The Malta Independent on Sunday.”


Galizia was assassinated by a automotive bomb that destroyed her rented Peugeot 108 near her dwelling in Bidnijia on October 16, 2017. She died on the age of 53.

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