Jerma’s Development Brief must serve the interests of Marsascala residents, not the developers’

Moviment Graffitti’s reaction to the Development Brief issued by the PA The residents of Marsascala deserve a tourism development that is proportional to the size and infrastructure of the locality, not the destruction of their local lifestyle. This was pointed out by Moviment Graffitti in...

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The protest isn’t over - Wayne Flask

Andre Callus’ last words rang out, bouncing off the walls of Renzo Piano’s expensive Parliament building – a building which, when considering the current political crop, appears rather ostentatious. His speech was an indictment of the ruling class, elected and unelected, unequivocally...

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Disappointment that MDA and PN are opposing rules for basic decency in rent

Fifteen organisations working in the social field are disappointed that the Malta Developers Association (MDA) and the Nationalist Party (PN) are pushing to remove basic obligations on landlords contained in the draft Residential Leases Bill. A number of NGOs had presented a proposal for rent...

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[WATCH] Thousands join Iż-Żejjed Kollu Żejjed protest in Valletta

View more photos here  and here .  It’s been a great day, after four busy weeks of organisation. Every minute was worth it. Thanks to all those of you who came - over 3,000 people - the 68 groups who endorsed the protest, and who helped with the organisation. Today you’ve...

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[WATCH] Malta needs masterplan that goes beyond economic growth

Malta needs a national masterplan on construction that goes beyond economic growth, and that respects the environment as well as people's quality of life, according to Graffitti activist André Callus. Callus was speaking on current affairs programme Xtra Sajf where he stressed the need for a...

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60 groups hold Press Conference ahead of 7th September protest

View the Press Conference here ( 1st part) and here ( 2nd part ).  The Press Conference was addressed by: Christine Cassar - Moviment Graffitti; Robert Fenech - Flimkien Ghal Ambjent Ahjar; Alex Torpiano - Din l-Art Helwa; Norman Zammit - Pembroke resident opposing the db Group project;...

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Record number of objections to the db Group’s application for the excavation of the former ITS site

Over 6,000 objections to the db Group’s application for the excavation of the former ITS site (PA/05533/19) have been submitted to the Planning Authority, an all-time record. This adds to the over 4,500 objections that had been submitted to the db Group’s application for the City Centre project...

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52 groups register their participation for the 7th September protest

Public Forum in August seeks citizens’ participation in formulating demands. Fifty-two groups have already registered their participation for the 7th September national protest ‘ Enough is Enough: We’re off to Valletta ’. In the days prior to the protest, a Public Forum seeking the...

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Graffitti dismayed new fuel stations policy will require third round of public consultation before approval

Graffitti activist Andre Callus has again raised his concerns about the length of time it is taking for a fuel station policy revision to be put in place, as he appeared dismayed at the fact that the proposed new rules will have to go through a third round of public consultation. Parliament’s...

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The system is rigged against us, we have to protest

For a country whose independence from various colonisers is only 55 years young, the culture of pro­test has been very successfully defused by the bipartisan system and the Stalinist use of the media by both admi­nistrations. Considering our forefathers’ dependence on wars and contraband for a...

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Iż-Żejjed Kollu Żejjed - Protesta

Moviment Graffitti is making a call for participation in a national protest free from partisan politics – Enough is Enough: We’re off to Valletta - on Saturday 7th September. It will start at 10am, from the Law Courts. The aim of this protest is to bring together residents, workers, farmers,...

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Protesta

Xbajtu? Anke aħna. Jinkoraġġuna u jikkonslawna l-messaġġi li bgħattulna tul dawn il-jiem, issaqsuna hux ser nipprotestaw, u x’se nagħmlu. Tul il-jiem li għaddew, ħdimna bla heda biex norganizzaw spazju ħieles mill-PLPN u mill-membri tagħhom, sabiex tkunu tistgħu ssemmgħu leħenkom: spazju mhux...

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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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