2019 - It's more than just rock'n roll

We joked about it in the promo video for our R/Evoluzzjoni25 documentary: 2019 was Moviment Graffitti’s 25th year of rock’n’roll. Little did we know that we’d be plugging away at full volume until the very end of what was a tumultuous year not only for the country, but also for its citizens....

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Residents 'will not give up' in fight against AUM extension

Residents and activists met in Cospicua on Sunday to protest plans by the American University of Malta to extend its footprint at the Senglea waterfront as they gear up for a Planning Authority hearing on the development on Thursday. The protest is one of a series of activities led by the...

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'Balluta Bay under siege', activists and councils warn

Balluta Bay would be rendered useless if it is transformed into a berthing place for a private ferry, activists and two local councils have warned. Addressing a joint press conference in Balluta on Saturday, 10 NGOs together with the St Julian’s and Sliema councils insisted the application...

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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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Objection to New Waterpolo Pitch and Clubhouse in Marsascala

Object by following this link .  I would like to register my interest to make representations and to be present during any hearings and to be informed of all future developments in this case. The proposal of the new waterpolo pitch and clubhouse under planning application...

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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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52 groups register their participation for the 7th September protest

Public Forum in August seeks citizens’ participation in formulating demands. Fifty-two groups have already registered their participation for the 7th September national protest ‘ Enough is Enough: We’re off to Valletta ’. In the days prior to the protest, a Public Forum seeking the...

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The system is rigged against us, we have to protest

For a country whose independence from various colonisers is only 55 years young, the culture of pro­test has been very successfully defused by the bipartisan system and the Stalinist use of the media by both admi­nistrations. Considering our forefathers’ dependence on wars and contraband for a...

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Iż-Żejjed Kollu Żejjed - Protesta

Moviment Graffitti is making a call for participation in a national protest free from partisan politics – Enough is Enough: We’re off to Valletta - on Saturday 7th September. It will start at 10am, from the Law Courts. The aim of this protest is to bring together residents, workers, farmers,...

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Protesta

Xbajtu? Anke aħna. Jinkoraġġuna u jikkonslawna l-messaġġi li bgħattulna tul dawn il-jiem, issaqsuna hux ser nipprotestaw, u x’se nagħmlu. Tul il-jiem li għaddew, ħdimna bla heda biex norganizzaw spazju ħieles mill-PLPN u mill-membri tagħhom, sabiex tkunu tistgħu ssemmgħu leħenkom: spazju mhux...

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Residents, Local Councils and NGOs condemn ruse to splice and dice ITS application to evade holistic assessment of huge project

Joint Press Statement 13/07/19 Residents, Local Councils and NGOs condemn ruse to splice and dice ITS application to evade holistic assessment of huge project In view of the db Group’s separate development application for the proposed excavation of the former ITS site (PA/05533/19),...

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DB permit revocation - the people can make a difference

Residents, NGOs and three Local Councils welcome the positive news that the permit for the abusive speculation at St George's Bay by DB Group on the site of the former ITS building has been revoked by the Court of Appeal, in response to a legal challenge filed by them. The Court of Appeal...

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Citizens, NGOs file judicial protest against Lands Authority for the enforcement of ITS contract

Several citizens and seven NGOs filed a judicial protest against the Lands Authority calling upon it to enforce the conditions of the contract entered into between the Government and DB San Gorg Limited Company regarding the ITS Site. The contract requires the developer to "restore" the St...

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db Group demolishing historical sites

Rock-cutters went into action on the site of the scheduled St George's Barracks despite there being no final Court decision on the matter, and pleas to save the underground Cold War Bunker.  Last week several NGOs published plans (which had not been revealed in any of the studies...

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Reply to db Group statement

DB Group have issued a statement refuting our claim that works destroying historical and sensitive sites are underway at the ex-ITS site in Pembroke. However, in their statement the DB Group only referred to the Cold War bunker (when we never alleged that they were necessarily destroying that...

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