Miżieb and Aħrax petition gets over 10,000 signatures

Spazji Miftuħa coalition backed by more organisations A petition started by the Outdoor Recreation and Camping Association Malta to defend public access to Aħrax and Miżieb has surpassed the figure of 10,000 signatures. The petition, also hosted by NGO Coalition Spazji Miftuħa, is demanding...

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Spazji Miftuħa - Launch of Coalition in Defence of Open Spaces

Spazji Miftuħa aims to preserve access to public open spaces    A coalition of groups has been formed in response to a lobby’s sustained pressure on the open spaces of l-Aħrax and Miżieb. Spażji Miftuħa (“Open Spaces”) is made up of NGOs and local groups dedicated to the...

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Workers’ Day – after Covid-19, let’s build an economy based on justice

This Workers’ Day, Moviment Graffitti wants to express its gratitude towards all the workers currently working around the clock to provide each one of us with essential services during the Covid-19 crisis, and to express its full solidarity with all those workers who are currently going through...

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The Government must provide information on rescue operations

We are deeply concerned that the fate of around 62 migrants in distress at sea remains shrouded in secrecy. For more than 24 hours, men, women and children were known by European and Maltese authorities to be in distress within Malta’s Search and Rescue Zone, yet nothing is known of actions...

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Moviment Graffitti welcomes revised Fuel Stations Policy

Moviment Graffitti welcomes the long overdue revision of the Fuel Stations Policy. The new policy, although not perfect, is a huge improvement over the 2015 policy which allowed 3,000sqm fuel stations and commercial facilities on ODZ land. Although it took 2 years and 5 months for Government...

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The nation cannot quietly celebrate Easter whilst men, women and children are drowning on our doorstep

We urgently call on the Prime Minister to ensure that all persons within Malta’s responsibility are rescued and that their safety is guaranteed. The nation cannot quietly celebrate Easter whilst men, women and children are drowning on our doorstep. Saving lives and ensuring their disembarkation...

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10/04/2020 Press Statements

Widespread opposition to DB Pembroke project must be respected

As residents of Pembroke, with the support of three Local Councils and ten organisations, we welcome the statement by Prime Minister Robert Abela, that Government wants to strike a healthy balance between safeguarding our environment and the construction industry. This means that the Government...

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An immediate food and shelter initiative is needed!

We are extremely concerned at the increased number of alerts we are receiving from persons who do not have sufficient food for themselves and their families and who are about to be evicted because they are unable to pay rent. Many were at risk of poverty before the COVID-19 outbreak, but now the...

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ITS-DB - A cheeky face after the disgrace

In a miserable attempt at recovering from the authentic slap in the face that is the National Audit Office (NAO) report about the Pembroke monstrosity, DB Group is mounting a PR counteroffensive. Expect them to say that the NAO report absolves them from any accusation or allegation, that the...

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[WATCH] Free the El Hiblu Three

Resisting illegal push-backs to Libya is not a crime! One year ago, a rubber boat with over 100 people on board left the coast of Libya to reach safety in Europe. Although they were found and rescued by the merchant vessel El Hiblu 1, its crew was ordered by European authorities to return...

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Residents, Local Council and NGOs rally to save Balluta Bay

Eighty seven appellants, including the St. Julians Local Council, residents and NGOs Flimkien Għal Ambjent Aħjar, Futur Ambjent Wieħed, Green House and Moviment Graffitti rallied together to appeal the Planning Authority decision to allow Balluta Bay to become a port for Captain Morgan and other...

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Coronavirus – Social measures needed to support workers and self-employed

Moviment Graffitti welcomes Prime Minister Robert Abela’s statement where he claimed that workers should not carry the burden of the coronavirus crisis. Therefore we believe that, together with the positive measures that the Government is taking to ensure the health and safety of the...

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Local Council, organisations and residents plan to appeal Balluta private ferry decision

The St. Julian’s Local Council, five organisations and over thirty residents plan to appeal the scandalous Planning Commission decision to issue a permit for Fortina’s private jetty, thus allowing its catamaran to operate in Balluta Bay. Allowing a private ferry service in a popular bathing spot...

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Women's Day March - All Different, Same Struggle

The 8th of March is dedicated to the celebration of women’s achievements. It has been and will continue to be the day in which women from different cultures and backgrounds get together to fight for their rights. Moviment Graffitti and Women's Rights Foundation are organising a Women’s Day March...

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[WATCH] Protest – Down with the Developers’ Dictatorship

Following the death of Miriam Pace in a tragedy caused by yet another act of carelessness by the development lobby, Moviment Graffitti is calling for a non-partisan protest against the unsustainable situation in which our country finds itself. Residents and citizens are held hostage by a group...

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