[WATCH] Thousands join Iż-Żejjed Kollu Żejjed protest in Valletta

View more photos here  and here .  It’s been a great day, after four busy weeks of organisation. Every minute was worth it. Thanks to all those of you who came - over 3,000 people - the 68 groups who endorsed the protest, and who helped with the organisation. Today you’ve...

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[WATCH] Malta needs masterplan that goes beyond economic growth

Malta needs a national masterplan on construction that goes beyond economic growth, and that respects the environment as well as people's quality of life, according to Graffitti activist André Callus. Callus was speaking on current affairs programme Xtra Sajf where he stressed the need for a...

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60 groups hold Press Conference ahead of 7th September protest

View the Press Conference here ( 1st part) and here ( 2nd part ).  The Press Conference was addressed by: Christine Cassar - Moviment Graffitti; Robert Fenech - Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar; Alex Torpiano - Din l-Art Helwa; Norman Zammit - Pembroke resident opposing the db Group project;...

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Record number of objections to the db Group’s application for the excavation of the former ITS site

Over 6,000 objections to the db Group’s application for the excavation of the former ITS site (PA/05533/19) have been submitted to the Planning Authority, an all-time record. This adds to the over 4,500 objections that had been submitted to the db Group’s application for the City Centre project...

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Fifteen ENGOs and residents file appeal challenge to controversial Central Link Permit

Fifteen ENGOs and residents yesterday filed an appeal against the controversial Central Link permit which will see the take-up of nearly 50,000 square metres of agricultural land, the uprooting of several hundred trees and the demolition of vernacular buildings of heritage value.The appellants...

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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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Graffitti dismayed new fuel stations policy will require third round of public consultation before approval

Graffitti activist Andre Callus has again raised his concerns about the length of time it is taking for a fuel station policy revision to be put in place, as he appeared dismayed at the fact that the proposed new rules will have to go through a third round of public consultation. Parliament’s...

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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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Measures introduced by St. Paul’s Bay Council welcomed, but construction problems still not addressed

Moviment Graffitti welcomes the measures introduced by the St Paul’s Bay Local Council to tackle the waste issues in the locality, while regretting the missed opportunity to address the problems caused by the under-regulation and under-enforcement of the construction industry that is causing...

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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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Central Link Crowdfunding Target Reached in less than 24 hours

The figure of €20,000 to challenge the Central Link in legal arenas has been successfully crowdfunded in less than 24 hours, NGOs have said in a statement. Hailing this result as a record, the NGOs stated that “today, residents and common citizens have shown that the opposition to this project...

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Fundraising for legal action against the Central Link project

After the Planning Authority (PA) shockingly approved the Central Link project, residents from various localities together with fourteen NGOs will be initiating legal action to challenge this appalling decision. Legal actions include, but are not limited to, an appeal with the Environment and...

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Central Link Approvat

Il-proġett li se jeqred 48,000 metru kwadru ta’ art agrikola, joqtol iktar minn 600 siġra, jiżola 1,200 ruħ u jkeċċi 47 bidwi – filwaqt li ma jsolvi assolutament xejn -għadu kemm għadda mill-Bord tal-Awtorità tal-Ippjanar bi 3 vota kontra u 9 favur. Bħal m’għamel f’tad-db, ir-rappreżentant...

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Objections and proposals put forward regarding the Central Link Project should be seriously considered

The Attard Residents Environmental Network and the Bicycle Advocacy Group, together with the hereunder mentioned NGOs would like to appeal once again to the Government of Malta and the Planning Authority so that they seriously consider the objections and proposals being put forward regarding the...

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