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Caruana Galizia portrait unveiled at European Parliament




A portrait dedicated to Daphne Caruana Galizia was unveiled at the European Parliament on Tuesday to mark one year since the assassination of the journalist.
The work by Danish-born artist and Malta resident Marie Louise Kold was unveiled in Strasbourg, in the presence of European President Antonio Tajani and Ms Caruana Galizia's family members.
The portrait, which took 470 hours in total to create, was made of etched and polished copper, bronze and brass.
"The etched areas were filled in with printer's ink from the printing press used to publish some of Daphne's work," Ms Kold said.
Different elements of Ms Caruana Galiza's life, such as the bay leaves in her garden, book titles, and Article 11 from the EU charter of Fundamental rights are etched on the side of the asymmetrical frame of the portrait.
Speaking at the event, Mr Tajani said the European Parliament would continue doing its utmost to uncover the truth.
"We called for an international investigation and we did not achieve the outcomes we were hoping for," Mr Tajani said.
The European Parliament has repeatedly called for an independent inquiry into the murder of Ms?Caruana?Galizia.
The Prime Minister said there was no...

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