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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Protesta Kontra l-Ħakma tal-Iżviluppaturi - Id-diskors ta' Wayne Flask

Make hay while the sun shines. Il-profeta qalilna biex, sakemm ikun temp tajjeb, naħsbu fil-ħsad. Kienet ġurnata ta’ xemx meta bil-gafef tagħkom ħsadtu l-ħajja ta’ Miriam u tal-familja Pace. Ebda kliem ma jista’ jsabbar lil din il-familja, vittma oħra tar-regħba bla qies tagħkom. Ebda kliem...

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[WATCH] Protest – Down with the Developers’ Dictatorship

Following the death of Miriam Pace in a tragedy caused by yet another act of carelessness by the development lobby, Moviment Graffitti is calling for a non-partisan protest against the unsustainable situation in which our country finds itself. Residents and citizens are held hostage by a group...

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Moviment Graffitti pushes for reform in the construction sector

Moviment Graffitti has deplored the current state of the construction sector, wherein a system of shoddy practices, lack of enforcement and policies designed to favour the development lobby have led to yet another tragedy, this time fatal. “The sector is in shambles. There were many collapses...

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The sacrifice of more arable land is an obscenity

Malta Youth in Agriculture Foundation, Għaqda Bdiewa Attivi and several NGOs have condemned the proposed expropriation of agricultural and natural land in Magħtab in order to facilitate the construction of waste management facilities. Two hundred tumoli of arable land are being sacrificed with...

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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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Organisations studying way forward on Central Link case

A group of eighteen organisations and residents’ associations are disappointed with the conclusion of the Central Link court case. The Court of Appeal this morning rejected our appeal to revoke the Central Link project. The Appellants also note that the Courts have recognised that the...

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Malta-Gozo tunnel - organisations call for total transparency and law observance

In a judicial protest (see here ) filed by a broad network of NGOs and professional bodies, Infrastructure Malta, the Transport Minister and the Planning Minister have been called upon to provide full transparency about the Malta-Gozo tunnel. "Infrastructure Malta is going ahead with the...

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Local Council and NGOs welcome Planning Commission decision to recommend refusal for private jetty in Balluta Bay

The St. Julian’s Local Council and 11 NGOs welcome the Planning Commission’s decision to overturn the case officer's recommendation regarding the private jetty in Balluta Bay from one of approval to one of refusal. Several residents, the St. Julian’s Local Council and NGO representatives...

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Balluta Bay private jetty would constitute complete takeover of private interests over public ones

The St. Julian’s Local Council and 11 NGOs are urging the Planning Commission to unequivocally reject the application for a private jetty in Balluta Bay that would serve a hop-on hop-off tourist service run by the Fortina owners. The application will be decided during a sitting at the Planning...

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Destruction of Central Link Trees in Breach of Permit - Appellants Slam Rogue Agency and Ineffective Enforcement

A cluster of protected almond trees that should have been carefully transplanted from the Central Link site are now destroyed. Media reports revealed a breach of the nature permit - issued by ERA - which imposed other conditions including the requirement that works cannot start until the appeal...

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Incredible but true: two years on, the fuel stations policy remains unchanged

Moviment Graffitti is disappointed that although two years ago to the date, on the 25th January 2018, the then Environment Minister José Herrera, had asked for the fuel stations policy to be revised, this has not happened yet. Exactly 737 days have passed since the announcement that this policy,...

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