The Tully Center for Free Speech

Tully Free Speech Award 2017

Image of Daphne Caruana Galizia, recipient of the 2017 Tully Award for Free Speech

Daphne Caruana Galizia

Maltese Journalist

Galizia was a writer and investigative journalist who dedicated her career to exposing government corruption and organized crime in Malta. For decades, she refused to give up on her reporting despite facing threats, harassment, attacks, and 47 libel lawsuits. She was assassinated in a car bomb in October 2017.


Episode 5

The Freedom of Information Act

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Past Tully Award for Free Speech Recipients


Kathy Gannon

Senior correspondent for The Associated Press


Lamees Dhaif

Independent Bahraini journalist and human rights activist


Umar Cheema

Journalist and investigative reporter


Lydia Cacho

Journalist, feminist and human rights activist