Daphne Caruana Galizia, the lead journalist in the investigation of the Panama Papers and corruption in Malta, was assassinated last week by a car bomb near her home. Ms. Galizia brought the spotlight to Malta’s connection to the infamous Panama Papers.
Opposition politicians in Malta argue that the crash of the rule of law in Malta dates to Muscat’s return of the labor party to power in 2013. Four police commissioners have resigned under his leadership, with the newest commissioner, Lawrence Cutajar, taking up his post in August 2016.
Governance and Corruption in Developing CountriesUniversity of Paris-1
University of Roma Tor Vergata, MESCI
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