HRC40: Oral statement on the adoption of Malta’s UPR
International press freedom and human rights organisations raised concerns on press freedom in Malta during the 40th Regular Session of the UN Human Rights Council session in Geneva on Friday.
Justice for Daphne Caruana Galizia in Malta (photo: ECPMF)
delivered on 15 March 2019 at 40th session of the UN Human Rights Council
Malta’s third review under the UPR has taken place amid increasing concerns over the situation of press freedom and broader freedom of expression in the country, in the lead-up to and aftermath of the October 2017 assassination of the country's foremost investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia. …