Aħrax and Miżieb should have illegal structures removed and then managed by Ambjent Malta

The coalition of 60 entities, mainly environmental and cultural NGOs, known as Spazji Miftuħa and supported by over 16,200 individual signatures are insisting with Prime Minister Abela to place Miżieb and Aħrax under the management of Ambjent Malta and not the Federation of Hunters and Trappers...

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Quality of life and environment under renewed threat by revised DB plans

In view of the fresh plans filed by the DB Group, it is clear that these do not in any way address the concerns about the huge negative impact on the quality of life and the environment by the proposed project on the ex-ITS site. Changes in the revised plans include a slight reduction in the...

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Spazji Miftuħa satisfied with PM meeting

Coalition Spazji Miftuħa has expressed its satisfaction following a meeting with Prime Minister Robert Abela and Environment Minister Aaron Farrugia on the issue of public access to Aħrax and Miżieb. Spazji Miftuħa’s delegation was composed of Wayne Flask (Moviment Graffitti), Mark Sultana...

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Miżieb and Aħrax Survey: vast majority opposes FKNK takeover

Over 95% of the respondents in a survey launched by Spazji Miftuħa have stated they disagree or strongly disagree with the restriction of access on the contested woodlands of l-Aħrax and il-Miżieb, the coalition has stated. The survey, with over 680 respondents taking part, is currently hosted...

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Strong objections and wide opposition to ODZ development in L-Għadir

Residents of Safi, Żurrieq and Kirkop have joined forces to oppose a huge building on ODZ land in Żurrieq by starting the Save L-Għadir ODZ campaign. The Local Councils of the three localities are also objecting to the project, which would see a large tract of pristine agricultural land lost...

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Marsascala residents ask Prime Minister to reconsider Waterpolo Pitch construction proposal

A group of Marsascala residents have written to Prime Minister Robert Abela expressing their concerns about the proposal by the Ministry for Education and Employment to build a Waterpolo Pitch and a Clubhouse in Triq is-Salini (PA/00987/17), an Outside Development Zone. The letter was also sent...

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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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Public demands clarity on proposed transfer of Miżieb and Aħrax

NGOs Demand Meeting with PM, Environment Minister A group of NGOs is asking government to immediately publish the full terms of any agreement regarding the transfer of the Miżieb and Aħrax open spaces to the FKNK, which was revealed earlier this week through the media. The NGOs are...

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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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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] R/EVOLUZZJONI 25 - The Documentary

It's 1994. A group of University students band together to form Moviment Graffitti, a leftist movement "against the oppression and exploitation of people, the environment and animals, with a vision of freedom and radical democracy." Very soon, they will be taking on the development of a golf...

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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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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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Moviment Graffitti files Lands application for preservation of Balluta Bay

Activist group Moviment Graffitti has filed an application with the Lands Authority to manage Balluta Bay, in a bid to ward off the commercialisation of this public space and keep it permanently accessible and safe to bathers and the community. The application states the group’s intention to...

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