The Tully Center for Free Speech

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.

Past Recipients

KAthy Gannon Tully Center for Free Speech

Kathy Gannon

Senior correspondent for The Associated Press
Lamees Dhaif Tully Center for Free Speech

Lamees Dhaif

Independent Bahraini journalist and human rights activist
Umar Cheema Tully Center For Free Speech

Umar Cheema

Journalist and investigative reporter
Lydia Cacho Tully Center for Free Speech

Lydia Cacho

Journalist, feminist and human rights activist