01.03.2020
 Date of my arrest in Turkey near the Turkish border.

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ABOUT

Sofia Kartali

 

is an investigative journalist based in Athens (Greece). She works for foreign media on investigative stories being always prepared to take the risk to go off the beaten track.

 

Sofia’s work focuses largely on human rights abuses, refugee crisis, turkish politics and conflict zones. She has taken part in team investigations, among others by BIRN’s Investigative Reporting Initiative, the Balkan Insight.

 

In 2019 she started her investigation concerning the pushbacks of asylum seekers in Greece. As part of the Paper Trail Investigations in 2018 she investigated the Turkish people having no safe place to hide from Erdogan’s prison state.

 

She worked as a broadcast journalist in Greek media. She was correspondent in Turkey for Cypriot media publishing analysis in Cypriot newspapers. Sofia worked as a media analyst of the press & communication office of the Consulate General of Greece in Istanbul and a press officer of the press & communication office of Ministry for Macedonia & Thrace (Ministry of Interior).

 

Sofia has a Bachelor in French Literature and Language, a diploma in Journalism and a Master’s in International Studies. She believes in the pursuit of truth and the power of the team.

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INVESTIGATIONS

 
 
 
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Interview with Matthew Caruana Galizia about his mother, Daphne Caruana Galizia and her assassination

Interview with Matthew Caruana Galizia about his mother, Daphne Caruana Galizia and her assassination.

The interview was taken in October 2019 and presented at the Webinar of the Association of European Journalists in cooperation with Hephaestus Wien Association on violence against journalists dedicated to the memory of Daphne Caruana Galizia, parts of interview were presented on One/Mega Channel in October 2019.