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that the permit for the abusive speculation at St George's Bay by DB Group on the site of the former ITS building has been revoked by the Court of Appeal, in response to a legal challenge filed by them.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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Undeclared plans of Cold War facility underneath St. George’s Barracks revealed – NGOs request Emergency Conservation Order

Following the Planning Authority's approval of the db Group project in St. George's Bay last year, three local councils, several NGOs and residents came together to appeal the decision. Now plans and evidence have come to light showing the existence of an underground Cold War bunker created to...

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Communities and NGOs file further lawsuits opposing the db Group project

Residents, NGOs and three Local Councils have filed two lawsuits regarding the db Group project on the ex-ITS site (City Centre Project). The filing of these lawsuits was made possible thanks to the overwhelming public response to a crowdfunding initiative last October, when over €26,000 were...

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Significant win in the fight against the db Group project on the ITS site

Today’s decision of the Environment and Planning Review Tribunal is a significant win in the fight against the monstrous db Group project on the ITS site. Whilst we express our disappointment with the Tribunal’s decision to uphold the permit given by the Planning Authority (PA), we positively...

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Rebħa importanti għal moviment magħmul minn għaqdiet, Kunsilli Lokali u residenti

Nilqgħu b’sodisfazzjon kbir id-deċiżjoni tal-Ministru Konrad Mizzi li jirtira l-avviż għat-trasferiment tal-art lill-Grupp Corinthia. Filwaqt li nifhmu li din mhijiex rebħa finali, għaliex in-negozjati mal-Corinthia se jerġgħu jibdew mill-bidu, din xorta tibqa’ rebħa importanti għal moviment...

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Communities come together to request urgent Corinthia debate

A large number of NGOs, residents’ groups and three Local Councils have written to the Honourable Alexander Muscat, Chairman of the Environment and Development Planning Committee, requesting an urgent meeting of the Committee to discuss the imminent concession of title, land and environmental...

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Corinthia deal - land grab for a horrendous project

Moviment Graffitti is strongly opposed to the proposed deal that would gift public land to the Corinthia group for real estate development and two hotels. The proposed deal is intrinsically wrong, on every level. It would give away public land, a rare and precious resource in a small country...

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