Protest in Pembroke – Do Not Bury Us Alive!

Residents in Pembroke are organising a protest titled ‘Do Not Bury Us Alive' on Wednesdays 16th May. Pembroke, Swieqi and St. Julian’s are threatened by a proposed development on the ITS site that would effectively bury people alive under the long shadows cast by a gigantic 37-storey tower and a...

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'We'll stop other PA meetings if we have to' - Times Talk

Developers have "turned politicians into their puppets" and the only thing that can stop them from bulldozing over Malta's natural heritage is a critical mass of people willing to stand up and be counted, an up-and-coming environmental activist has warned. Victoria Pisani's megaphone-amplified...

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Objection to ITS development

Now is the time to make our voices heard! Pembroke, Swieqi and St. Julian’s are threatened by a proposed development on the ITS site that would effectively bury people alive under the long shadows cast by a gigantic 37-storey tower and a 19-storey resort hotel, unlimited commercialisation,...

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Mixed reactions to fuel stations policy proposal

Andre Callus, a spokesman for the NGO Moviment Graffitti, which recently organised a protest at the PA calling for applications to be suspended until the revision is complete, described the decision was “insane”. “If the pending applications are all approved, they will have approved all...

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Projects, politicians and protests - two perspectives

While a number of groups have become more vocal, public participation in events against the PA is still quite low. Is there enough public involvement with the PA? Can it be improved and if so, how? There isn't enough public involvement. The amount of approvals we read about in the papers has...

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Developers don’t create pressure; they run the country

Graffitti activist Andre Callus […] said that the PA’s fuel service stations policy was clear. “The policy did not include that one can create a new petrol station; this was added after the consultation process following meetings with individuals. This was done on purpose to accommodate certain...

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Viral video of PA protesters hints at broader development sprawl anger

People are fed up of the rich and powerful walking all over them and buying out governments. That, activists believe, is why a video of them last week confronting the Planning Authority, as it discussed building a huge fuel pumping station on pristine land, captured the public imagination. The...

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Do Not Bury Us Alive

Today, residents, the Pembroke and St. Julian's Local Councils and NGOs have come together to express their concerns at the project proposed by the db Group on the ITS site. After having carefully read the developer’s description and the Environment Impact Assessment prepared as part of the full...

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[WATCH] Direct Action - Applications for ODZ fuel stations should not be processed until policy review

Watch video . Activists in Kamp Emerġenza Ambjent together with Moviment Graffitti are today carrying out a non-violent direct action during a PA Board meeting that is set to approve yet another mega fuel station and shops on ODZ land, this time in Luqa. We are demanding that no applications...

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Manoel Island an eye-opener to the dangers of privatising public land

Following a month-long struggle to open public access to Manoel Island and efforts to stop commercialisation of the whole area, Moviment Graffitti is still unhappy with plans to commercially develop parts of Manoel Island. However, it views positively the Guardianship Agreement signed with the...

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Public meeting in Pembroke to discuss proposed db Group project on ITS site

Yesterday’s meeting with residents of Prembroke, St. Julians and other areas to discuss the proposed DB Group project on the former ITS site was truly encouraging. Over 200 persons turned up for the meeting, organised by residents with the support of Moviment Graffitti and Kamp Emerġenza...

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Public meeting to discuss proposed project on ITS site

A group of Pembroke residents are organising a Public Meeting to present and discuss the proposed project on the ITS site in Pembroke. An application has been filed for a 37-floor tower and a 17-floor hotel to replace the ITS building. Several other high-rise projects have also been proposed in...

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Last Ditch Effort to Save Wied Għomor

"Some 50 residents were this evening joined by representatives of the Swieqi, San Ġwann and St Julian’s local councils, as well as Din L-Art Ħelwa, Front Ħarsien ODZ and Moviment Graffitti, calling on the tribunal to confirm the decision and reject the development." "Wied Għomor, a...

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Proposed Development in Bulebel

Ilbieraħ membru tal-Moviment Graffitti u attivist fil-Kamp Emerġenza Ambjent għamel żjara ġewwa Bulebel (Alex Caruana), flimkien ma’ numru ta’ persuni minn għaqdiet oħra u bdiewa li jaħdmu r-raba’ t’hemmhekk. Dawn huma wħud mir-ritratt li ħa ta’ dan il-post daqstant sabiħ li se jkun qed jinqered...

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