Destruction of Central Link Trees in Breach of Permit Condemned - Appellants Slam Rogue Agency and Ineffective Enforcement

A cluster of protected almond trees that should have been carefully transplanted from the Central Link site are now destroyed. Media reports revealed a breach of the nature permit - issued by ERA - which imposed other conditions including the requirement that works cannot start until the appeal...

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Incredible but true: two years on, the fuel stations policy remains unchanged

Moviment Graffitti is disappointed that although two years ago to the date, on the 25th January 2018, the then Environment Minister José Herrera, had asked for the fuel stations policy to be revised, this has not happened yet. Exactly 737 days have passed since the announcement that this policy,...

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Stop the barbaric ruin of Wied Qirda – eNGOs, Haż-Żebbuġ Local Councillor and environmentalists file urgent action

Wied Qirda has been mutilated mercilessly as a result of unauthorised works being carried out in this protected valley by Infrastructure Malta. The country path has been tarmacked over and widened considerably, the topography of the valley bed has been altered, a large structure is being built...

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Central Link Appellants Condemn Total Disregard of the Appeal Process

Despite assurances of compensation to farmers, careful relocation of water reservoirs and dialogue with stakeholders Infrastructure Malta will bulldoze ahead with the Central Link Project even though the Court of Appeal has not yet decided on the case. The appellants in the Central Link case...

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Wied Qirda Being Destroyed

Moviment Graffitti is deeply concerned about the ongoing works carried out in Wied Qirda under the orders of Infrastructure Malta over the last two weeks of December, at the height of the holiday season. The works in question involve the construction of a bridge in a protected area for which no...

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Our Republic is Bleeding

The day we commemorate the anniversary of the historic creation of the Republic of Malta this year coincides with a national crisis. Our country is suffering from the painful consequences of a betrayal which saw those at the highest echelons of power putting first the interests of a small clique...

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[WATCH] Castille blockade: activists demand Prime Minister resigns now

Press Statement: Not Business-as-Usual We are here at Castille today, representing different groups and individuals who all share the same concerns, resolute and determined to convey one strong clear message: we are asking for Muscat to tender his resignation immediately! But Muscat is not...

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Letter to Cabinet from Socialists, leftists and progressives

A letter was sent today to all members of Cabinet about the current situation in our country. The letter was signed by over 350 individuals and organisations that identify with Socialist, left-wing and progressive ideas. The signatories are expressing their outrage at the current...

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Yorgen Fenech Arrest - Schembri and Mizzi should shoulder political responsibility and immediately disappear from the political scene

In view of today’s arrest of Tumas Group’s CEO Yorgen Fenech, Moviment Graffitti reiterates its stance that Keith Schembri and Konrad Mizzi should immediately resign and disappear from the political scene, something that is long overdue. The arrest of Yorgen Fenech in connection with Daphne...

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Keith Schembri: The Icon of a Shady System

The sordid stories revolving around Keith Schembri’s involvement with Yorgen Fenech’s 17 Black and energy procurement are a mere reminder that the Maltese political system is drowning in same dirty money that finances it. At the same time, Schembri is not simply an “allegedly corrupt”...

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Full Support to Cottonera Residents in their Struggle Against AUM Extension

Moviment Graffitti has reiterated its support to the residents of Senglea, Cospicua and Vittoriosa in their fight against the “university” extension that will rob the community of yet another open space. The extension of the AUM building is not only unnecessary, but is also another attempted...

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All Roads Lead To db

Fifteen NGOs together with a group of residents from Pembroke and Swieqi are sounding the alarm on Infrastructure Malta’s plans for a patchwork of tunnels and roads mostly serving big developers, in the area of Pembroke, Swieqi and St. Julian’s. Since these plans were kept hidden from the...

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Jerma’s Development Brief must serve the interests of Marsascala residents, not the developers’

Moviment Graffitti’s reaction to the Development Brief issued by the PA The residents of Marsascala deserve a tourism development that is proportional to the size and infrastructure of the locality, not the destruction of their local lifestyle. This was pointed out by Moviment Graffitti in...

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El Hiblu Case: Terrorism charge for three young persons is excessive

Joint NGO and Stakeholders Statement The authorities’ decision to charge three young migrants with terrorism is excessive and inhumane. As a group of NGOs and stakeholders, we call on them to withdraw these charges and release these three young persons, whose only role aboard the El Hiblu...

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16/10/2019 Press Statements

Two Years Later, the Song Remains the Same

Caruana Galizia’s assassination hasn’t changed anything Two years since the heinous murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia, the conditions leading to her assassination have not changed. We feel that, since that fateful day in October 2017, not only has there been a concerted effort to...

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