Jiddeskrivu dak li ġara llum bħala “assurd u krudili”

Koalizzjoni ta’ 20 organizzazzjoni mhux governattiva ddeskriviet dak li ġara llum, fejn għexieren ta’ immigranti instabu jgħixu fi stalel u ġew żgumbrati, bħala “assurd u krudili fuq kull livell.” Il-koalizzjoni, li qed tikkampanja għal tibdil fil-liġijiet tal-kera residenzjali, qalet lil TVM...

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Having the Layer Cake (and eating it)

The dB Group is trying to cover the financial fallout of its messy "city centre" by lashing out at the taxpayers. The same taxpayers who have already forked out over €10,000 to fly in a PA board member on a private jet to vote in favour of the dB Project. The same taxpayers who will not get to...

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[WATCH] - Authorities uncomfortable enforcing rules against some classes of people

Maltese authorities aren’t comfortable enforcing the rules against particular classes of people, to the detriment of the remainder of society, according to Moviment Graffitti activist Andre Callus. Callus was a guest on current affairs programme Xtra Sajf last week, where he discussed Maltese...

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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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Residential Leases Act: The First Step Forward – Instability and Exorbitant Prices Yet To Be Addressed

Joint Press Statement 11/07/2019 A coalition of 20 NGOs active in the social field view the Residential Leases Bill as the first step forward. The NGOs had presented a proposal for rent regulation in February 2018 and reacted to the White Paper on this subject in October...

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The Developers' Dictatorship Flutters Its Wings - In The Law Courts Too!

While MDA chairman/government consultant Sandro Chetcuti was busy announcing the introduction of a contractors' register, a 75-year old lady has seen the courts slap her with an order to clean up the debris of her own house destroyed by a careless developer working nearby (see here:...

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Overwhelming support by the general public to save Dwejra

Over €3,000 collected in less than two days, Environment and Planning Review Tribunal decision will be appealed in Court  The 15 NGOs that united in one effort to save Dwejra from further development have been overwhelmed by the massive support by the general public in the past days....

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Crowdfunding Initiative To Appeal Against Further Development in Dwejra

Dwejra is a Natura2000 site, a Dark Sky Heritage Area, and a designated Special Protection Area under the Wild Birds Directive. The Environment and Planning Review Tribunal (EPRT) recently overturned the Planning Authority’s refusal for further development at this site.  However,...

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Exempt From Decency

"Architects will be able to use a new template to apply for exemptions from the recently-introduced building regulations." "Architects can file a declaration that the planned works do not fall under the scope of the reform." "A request for the relaxation of parts of the regulations can also...

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[Watch] Wayne Flask on courtroom victory against DB Group

"Huwa aktar minn pass pożittiv; din hija rebħa kbira għar-residenti ta’ Pembroke, Swieqi, San Ġiljan u żoni fil-qrib li ġġieldu anke huma flimkien magħna u NGOs oħrajn, Dr Bonello u l-Perit Cassar, kontra proġett li huwa frankament mostruż li se jidfen raħal sħiħ taħtu, fid-dlam, għal ħafna...

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[WATCH] Thank you for your heartwarming energy during yesterday’s protest

We wanted to say thankyou this morning, but then came the news of the courtroom victory in relation to the Pembroke development to add to our list of satisfactions for these two days: further proof that united without partisan political divisions, we can achieve great things. We thank you for...

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[WATCH] Andre Callus on the building industry

"Ejja nifhmu li r-responsabbiltà hi li l-iżviluppaturi f’Malta tul dawn l-aħħar snin akkumulaw bil-flus li għandhom poter kbir u qed jaħsbu li jistgħu jagħmlu li jridu. Din hija r-raġuni prinċipali għaliex qegħdin hawn. U qegħdin jaħsbu li jistgħu jagħmlu li jridu għax l-awtoritajiet ħallewhom."

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Protesta Kontra l-Ħakma tal-Iżviluppaturi - IT'S YOUR PROTEST

Tomorrow, we’ll march just like we’ve marched with other NGOs in 2006, when George Pullicino opened the floodgates for the development industry to take over. We’ll march like we’ve marched in favour of the farmers in Baħrija, or against the Verdala Golf Course. Like we’ve marched for the rights...

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Donation to victim of construction industry

We often rely on your donations to be able to carry on with our work. We also believe in solidarity within the community, so this time we’re using part of this money to collect funds for Ms Maggie Smith. Ms Smith, 77, miraculously escaped the collapse of her home in Mellieħa last week and now...

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Feedback to the draft 'policy guidance for fuel stations'

Having fought long and hard for a revision of the 2015 Fuel Service Station Policy, Moviment Graffitti welcomes several proposed changes in the draft Policy published for public consultation. However, we also note a number of points of concern. Above all, we stress that it has taken the...

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