Matthew Caruana Galizia, one of the three children left behind by assassinated journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia said that even though his mother had been killed he will not be stopped in his
When he was asked by The Observer whether he was preoccupied for his safety, Matthew Caruana Galizia replied that he is especially worried for his father. He explained that his father spends a lot of time in Malta whilst he is mostly abroad. However he said that they will never stop seeking justice.
Matthew said that the problem did not lies with his mother but with those that were telling her to stop writing, such as one of his teachers in school who told him ‘your mother should not be writing such things’. He also compared the situation with that of a woman being raped just because she was walking down the street in a dress, and called this a different form of victim-blaming.
Daphne Caruana Galizia’s son also told The Observer that his mother was living in fear but was focusing in doing her work and refused to give in to intimidation.
An actress from Game of Thrones will play Daphne’s part
An actress who interpreted a role in the popular HBO series Game of Thrones will be playing Daphne Caruana Galizia in a new radio series that will be transmitted on the BBC.
Daphne’s story, Daphne: A Fire in Malta, written by Lizzie Nunnery will be documented in a five-part docudrama on BBC Radio 4. Michelle Fairley who played the part of Catelyn Stark in Game of Thrones will be Daphne for the series.
According to The Guardian, not every part of the docu-drama is based on facts. It is expected that the drama will provide for a human interpretation of determined and committed journalists whose work impacted on her family. According to the radio series, during its peak, Daphne Cariana Galizia’s blog was read by more persons that the Maltese population put together.
In his interview with The Observer, Matthew Caruana Galizia referred to his mother as a great multi-tasker that had the energy of ten persons combined.
The series Daphne: A Fire in Malta will start on the 1st of July and will be transmitted on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Sounds.