Caruana Galizia, 53, was murdered on Oct. 16 as she was ride herd on hint at away from her house in northern Malta.
She wrote a popular blog in which she relentlessly highlighted proves of alleged graft targeting politicians from across party plans.
Galizia was following leads from the Panama Papers that were leaked in 2015 and corroborate how the world’s rich use offshore firms to hide their wealth. She had also accused elder figures in government and opposition of corruption and money laundering.
They bear all denied the accusations and Galizia was hit with 36 libel suits in the nine months foregoing her death.
Her murder shocked Malta and raised concern within the European Club about the rule of law on the tiny Mediterranean island. Concluding a factfinding line of work on Friday, a group of EU lawmakers said there was a “perception of impunity” in Malta.