Marsaskala residents and Moviment Graffitti appeal PA approval of Waterpolo Pitch

Several residents and Moviment Graffitti have appealed the PA’s decision to approve a Waterpolo Pitch, clubhouse and restaurant next to Triq is-Salini in Marsaskala. The development would involve extensive excavation of the seabed and dredging, limit the public’s access and enjoyment of the...

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Contrary to IM claims, proposed road in Dingli requires a permit

The Dingli road saga, a proposed road on agricultural land which aims to connect Sqaq il-MUSEUM, Daħla tas-Sienja, and Triq San Ġwann Bosco continues as it now transpires that Infrastructure Malta has falsely claimed that the proposed road can be built without a permit, stating that the road is...

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Moviment Graffitti calls for the unequivocal rejection of mega-development in Naxxar

Moviment Graffitti is calling on the Planning Board to unequivocally reject the proposed mega-development in Naxxar during tomorrow’s sitting at the Planning Authority (PA). Developers are proposing several towers of 13 storeys each, comprising of 113 residential units as well as commercial...

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NGOs to challenge abusive Aħrax/Miżieb agreement in Court

The six undersigned environmental organisations wish to announce that they will be challenging the deed through which the Government granted guardianship of Aħrax and Miżieb to FKNK in front of the Tribunal for Administrative Revision. Two separate but allied Court actions representing the...

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NGOs put forward recommendations on Waste to Energy Plant

Friends of the Earth Malta and Moviment Graffitti have submitted a joint recommendation on the construction of a Waste to Energy (WtE) Plant at Magħtab as part of government’s consultation process. Overall, the project to develop a Waste to Energy plant in Malta must not be seen as a perfect...

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Moviment Graffitti files appeal against uprooting of trees in Dingli

Moviment Graffitti together with farmers and residents have stepped up their actions in Dingli by filing an appeal with the EPRT against an ERA decision to issue a permit for the uprooting of two mature trees, paving the way for Infrastructure Malta to build a new road on arable land in ODZ....

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Moviment Graffitti unveils 134-point document on planning and construction reform

Activists seek meeting with PM, Ministers, to put an end to abuse and improve quality of life of residents Moviment Graffitti has unveiled a set of wide-ranging proposals aimed at reforming the planning and construction sector and beyond. In a presentation to the press held this morning,...

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Spazji Miftuħa coalition condemns bulldozing attitude by Government to hand over Aħrax and Miżieb to FKNK

The coalition of 60 entities, mainly environmental and cultural NGOs, known as Spazji Miftuħa and supported by over 16,200 individual signatures, is surprised by the news issued by members of the Mellieħa Local Council that on Sunday 11th October the Government will be signing over land to the...

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Residents, farmers and activists request the preservation of cultural, environmental and agricultural heritage in Dingli

Dingli residents, farmers and Moviment Graffitti activists have written to Minister Farrugia, Minister Borg and Minister Herrera requesting their immediate intervention to stop the construction of a planned road on fields in Dingli (read full letter here ). An urgent request was also made to...

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Activists, residents and farmers bring IM works to a halt

This morning, activists from Moviment Graffitti together with farmers and residents from Dingli have brought Infrastructure Malta roadworks to a halt in the area known as Tas-Sienja. Without permits or warnings whatsoever, Infrastructure Malta showed up with its heavy machinery on the site in...

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Stopped in their tracks

Infrastructure Malta have been forced to remove their machinery from Tas-Sienja, in Dingli, following a direct action this morning involving Moviment Graffitti activists, farmers and residents, with the aim of halting these works. Infrastructure Malta is yet again exerting unacceptable...

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Rulers on the Sea, Bullies on the Land

It seems the Zammit Tabona family had a rude awakening on Sunday, and unleashed its hounds on a tranquil public holiday morning by sending us a letter through its legal representative, backed up by an incoherent press release. Both documents hinted at legal action being taken against us for...

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Moviment Graffitti urges PA to stop uglification of Gozo

We call on the Planning Authority to reject an application for a massive development that will see the construction of an eight-storey apartment block, towering over Xlendi bay and dwarfing the surrounding buildings. The hearing is due tomorrow, and despite numerous residents voicing their...

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Government placing Zammit Tabona’s interests above those of the people

Moviment Graffitti asks whether electoral donations given by the Zammit Tabona family are facilitating their business interests Following a change in the terms of the call for tender for a hop-on hop-off service, which will be replacing the fast ferry originally planned for Gozo, concerns...

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Joseph Muscat should assume responsibility for blatant conflict of interest appointment

NGOs condemned Joseph Muscat's defence of his appointment of a Planning Authority employee to the appeals Tribunal. Joseph Muscat appointed Martin Saliba to the appeals tribunal, which decides on Planning Authority cases, whilst Saliba was on leave from the PA, and with the assurance that...

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