Protest Against ITS Development

On Wednesday May 16, we, residents of Pembroke, with the support of NGOs, came together to protest against db Group's proposal to build a 37 floor tower and a 19 storey resort hotel with 454 rooms and to reiterate our strong opposition to the monstrous project that, if approved, will...

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'Phantom tunnel' scepticism as Pembroke residents meet ITS site developers

Graffiti activist Andre Callus meanwhile insisted that the developers could not propose a traffic management assessment based on a “phantom tunnel”. There was no existing plan by anyone – neither the db Group, other developers, nor the government – for such tunnel, he added. “What will people...

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[WATCH] Pembroke Residents on Impact of ITS

Residenti ta’ Pembroke jitkellmu dwar il-proġett propost fuq is-sit tal-ITS:   “L-iżviluppaturi stess qed jikkalkulaw li se jkun hawn 7,500 KAROZZA IŻJED fit-toroq meta jkun tlesta dal-proġett!”   “Nindifnu ħajjin? Għax hekk ġejja fil-veru sens tal-kelma. Ma nistgħux...

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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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[WATCH] Developers don’t create pressure; they run the country

Watch video . 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...

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Il-kera għandha tibqa' kerha?

"Bħalissa l-għajta fostna hi kemm is-suq tal-kera għollarasu ’l fuq. Dan qed jirrifletti wkoll fil-prezzijiet tax-xiri tal-proprjetà,li mhux jippermettu lil żgħażagħ u koppji Maltin ikollhom akkomodazzjoni. B’riżultat ta’ dan, 17-il organizzazzjoni mhux governattiva ħarġu proposti għalregoli...

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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...

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Do Not Bury Us Alive

Press Conference 07/04/18 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...

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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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“Se jkollna ġenerazzjoni futura tgħix fil-gabubi” – Graffitti

Għal dan Andrè Callus qal li l-problema fis-settur tal-kirjiet għal Debono solviha billi tibni l-gabubi, u mhux billi tirregolarizza s-suq kif talbu 17-il entità f’konferenza tal-aħbarijiet konġunta aktar kmieni dax-xahar. Enfasizza li ma tistax tħares biss lejn is-suq biex issolvi problema...

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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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Rent Regulation for a Fairer Society

A coalition of seventeen organisations working in different sectors are today launching a document with a Proposal for Rent Regulation in Malta. Malta has almost no regulation in the rental market, and the law of the jungle currently applies. This is forcing many tenants to lead...

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Lesson not learnt – ITS, Vitals and AUM follow long list of privatisation rip-offs

Moviment Graffitti is alarmed at how the country’s public assets and public land are being handed over to private companies through deals that constitute a rip-off for the public. These shady privatisation deals are jeopardising our right for transparency with regards to publicly-owned...

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