Jerma Development Brief – prioritize our wellbeing over developers’ ambitions

Moviment Graffitti welcomes the amendments in the second consultation document in connection with the ex-Jerma Palace Hotel Development Brief, particularly the reduction in the developable volume from the excessive 100,000sqm laid down in the October 2019 consultation to 65,000sqm, but notes...

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Stop sacrificing lives on the altar of greed – Moviment Graffitti

The death of a construction worker in a collapse in Cospicua is another senseless death caused by lawlessness in the building sector, said Moviment Graffitti in a statement. Expressing shock at the umpteenth death on a building site, the activist group condemns the authorities’ complacency in...

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“Stop hogging our seas” Balluta Bay objectors tell Fortina ferry group

The 87-strong individuals, Local Council and NGOs who are appealing the Planning Authority's decision to allow the Fortina Group to operate a catamaran from Balluta Bay, denounce the group's Monday press release as more greenwash. "The entire bay from Balluta Bay right past the St. Julian's...

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People see through DB’s lies – thousands object for the third time to DB’s monstrosity

Over 5,800 objections have been submitted to the PA through this online form , during the representation period for the proposed DB Group project on the ITS site, which closes today. Many objections are still to be acknowledged by the PA.  The Local Councils of Pembroke, Swieqi and St....

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Organisations slam Planning Authority for concealing important studies of DB project

Organisations slammed the Planning Authority for keeping important studies relating to the DB’s ITS project concealed from the public. Despite the fact that there is only one week left for the public to make representations about the application, the PA has not released crucial studies such as...

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Organisations formally object to the DB Group plans for the ex-ITS site

Several organisations have submitted a detailed objection to the Planning Authority (PA) in connection with the DB Group project on the ex-ITS site. A summarized version of the objection has been placed on an online form and can be submitted to the PA by the general public. Despite the...

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Fortina / TACA Workers - Five Months Without Pay

Last Saturday, activists from Moviment Graffitti met with the workers who had been working on the Fortina project in Sliema. These workers have not been paid for their work for a number of months, some of them even for five months. This is a situation of passing the buck: Fortina is claiming...

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Quality of life and environment under renewed threat by revised DB plans

In view of the fresh plans filed by the DB Group, it is clear that these do not in any way address the concerns about the huge negative impact on the quality of life and the environment by the proposed project on the ex-ITS site. Changes in the revised plans include a slight reduction in the...

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Workers’ Day – after Covid-19, let’s build an economy based on justice

This Workers’ Day, Moviment Graffitti wants to express its gratitude towards all the workers currently working around the clock to provide each one of us with essential services during the Covid-19 crisis, and to express its full solidarity with all those workers who are currently going through...

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An immediate food and shelter initiative is needed!

We are extremely concerned at the increased number of alerts we are receiving from persons who do not have sufficient food for themselves and their families and who are about to be evicted because they are unable to pay rent. Many were at risk of poverty before the COVID-19 outbreak, but now the...

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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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Local Council, organisations and residents plan to appeal Balluta private ferry decision

The St. Julian’s Local Council, five organisations and over thirty residents plan to appeal the scandalous Planning Commission decision to issue a permit for Fortina’s private jetty, thus allowing its catamaran to operate in Balluta Bay. Allowing a private ferry service in a popular bathing spot...

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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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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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