Constitutional Case filed over Balluta ferry permit

Moviment Graffitti and Arnold Cassola have filed a Constitutional case regarding the controversial Fortina catamaran ferry permit in Balluta which is destined to change the swimming bay’s nature to a commercial port like the one in Sliema. Plaintiffs are challenging the refusal to suspend...

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Hundred applicants unite to save the Dingli trees

In the ongoing saga in Dingli to save the 300-year old trees that are in danger of being chopped down, residents and activists have come together to apply for an urgent Tree Protection Order, which would give legal safeguard to these ancient trees. Some months ago, a Nature Permit was issued...

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Moviment Graffitti in strong opposition to outrageous plans for a drive-in cinema on ODZ land in Marsascala

Application has received over 500 objections in just a few days Plans to build a drive-in cinema on agricultural land in Marsascala (PA/08833/20), outside the development zone are completely unjustifiable and should not be on the tables for consideration. The application proposes the...

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“Blatant PR Stunt” - Moviment Graffitti denounces revised ITS-DB plans

Moviment Graffitti has slammed the DB Group’s revised plans for their City Centre project, describing these plans as “a blatant PR stunt” and an attempt to increase the built-up area by stealth. In a first reaction, a spokesperson for the activist group said that “DB’s new plans are...

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Zoos Legal Notice - legalising cruelty for profit

In light of the current public consultation on the draft Legal Notice on the keeping of wild animals in zoos, Moviment Graffitti has submitted its comments and continues to reiterate its position against these zoos, whether they are regulated or not. Zoos are inherently an act of cruelty...

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SRA revision - a new policy that will lead to increased social exclusion and poverty

We are extremely disappointed to read the revisions made by the Government to the 2018 Specific Residence Authorisation (SRA) policy. Instead of “reducing social exclusion among migrant communities and recognising the efforts of those migrants who are actively contributing to our society” the...

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NGO coalition calls for public review and regularisation of Palumbo operations

Since the 24th October, an MSC cruise ship has been docked at the shipyard for repairs. Many residents have complained about the constant foul emissions from this ship, its engines running 24 hours a day for the past month. The lack of provisions for the ship to plug into the port’s electrical...

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Marsaskala residents and Moviment Graffitti appeal PA approval of Waterpolo Pitch

Several residents and Moviment Graffitti have appealed the PA’s decision to approve a Waterpolo Pitch, clubhouse and restaurant next to Triq is-Salini in Marsaskala. The development would involve extensive excavation of the seabed and dredging, limit the public’s access and enjoyment of the...

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Contrary to IM claims, proposed road in Dingli requires a permit

The Dingli road saga, a proposed road on agricultural land which aims to connect Sqaq il-MUSEUM, Daħla tas-Sienja, and Triq San Ġwann Bosco continues as it now transpires that Infrastructure Malta has falsely claimed that the proposed road can be built without a permit, stating that the road is...

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Moviment Graffitti calls for the unequivocal rejection of mega-development in Naxxar

Moviment Graffitti is calling on the Planning Board to unequivocally reject the proposed mega-development in Naxxar during tomorrow’s sitting at the Planning Authority (PA). Developers are proposing several towers of 13 storeys each, comprising of 113 residential units as well as commercial...

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NGOs to challenge abusive Aħrax/Miżieb agreement in Court

The six undersigned environmental organisations wish to announce that they will be challenging the deed through which the Government granted guardianship of Aħrax and Miżieb to FKNK in front of the Tribunal for Administrative Revision. Two separate but allied Court actions representing the...

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NGOs put forward recommendations on Waste to Energy Plant

Friends of the Earth Malta and Moviment Graffitti have submitted a joint recommendation on the construction of a Waste to Energy (WtE) Plant at Magħtab as part of government’s consultation process. Overall, the project to develop a Waste to Energy plant in Malta must not be seen as a perfect...

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Moviment Graffitti files appeal against uprooting of trees in Dingli

Moviment Graffitti together with farmers and residents have stepped up their actions in Dingli by filing an appeal with the EPRT against an ERA decision to issue a permit for the uprooting of two mature trees, paving the way for Infrastructure Malta to build a new road on arable land in ODZ....

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12/10/2020 Press Statements

Do not negotiate SOFA or other military agreements, left-wing activists and Socialists ask Cabinet

A number of left-wing and socialist activists have written a letter addressed to the Prime Minister and his Cabinet in relation to recent reports about the possible signing of a State of Foreign Forces Agreement (SOFA) between the government of Malta and that of the United States ( see letter...

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Moviment Graffitti unveils 134-point document on planning and construction reform

Activists seek meeting with PM, Ministers, to put an end to abuse and improve quality of life of residents Moviment Graffitti has unveiled a set of wide-ranging proposals aimed at reforming the planning and construction sector and beyond. In a presentation to the press held this morning,...

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