[WATCH] Clips from this morning's direct action outside Planning Authority's main gate in Floriana

See video clip . Press Statement: The PA is besieging Malta with massive and useless fuel stations Moviment Graffitti has, early this morning, started a symbolic siege on the Planning Authority’s (PA) premises to denounce the authority’s besieging of our island with massive and useless...

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Graffitti warns of 'more forceful direct action' if fuel station delays continue

“We have tried everything – e-mails, articles, protests, press conferences - to make the PA revise a policy which the authorities themselves acknowledge as harmful, to no avail,” Moviment Graffitti said in a statement. “This leaves us with no other option but to resort to further direct actions.”

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Why we all should demand fuel service station policy revision now

First and foremost, we are a very small country—and one of the most built up countries in Europe. This is one particular reason to care about how the land and space are used here: we are wasting precious agricultural Outside Development Zone land. However, misuse of land in a country where it is...

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Almost a year since ERA reviewed fuel station policy, and changes still nowhere to be seen

"In June 2018, the Planning Authority then began its own review process, however this has either not yet concluded or has just not been published yet. Applications for fuel stations have continued to be processed by the PA since last January, and this situation had led to a few protests by...

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Communities and NGOs file further lawsuits opposing the db Group project

Residents, NGOs and three Local Councils have filed two lawsuits regarding the db Group project on the ex-ITS site (City Centre Project). The filing of these lawsuits was made possible thanks to the overwhelming public response to a crowdfunding initiative last October, when over €26,000 were...

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At the global climate strike for future

RIGHT NOW: At the Global Climate Strike For Future - marching from the University of Malta to Parliament. Those wanting to join the Moviment Graffitti student branch – Studenti MG – can send a private message on this Page, or an email to info@movimentgraffitti.org

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An informed discussion on the Malta-Gozo tunnel has yet to start

Press Conference 09/03/2019 Whilst fully acknowledging the need to address mobility challenges experienced by Gozitan workers and students, we express our disagreement with declarations that the discussion about the Malta-Gozo tunnel is closed and that we are now at an ‘implementation...

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Coalition Launch - Voice for Choice/L-għażla tagħha

Press Release 8.03.2019 Voice for Choice is the first Maltese pro-choice coalition made up of civil society organisations and individuals who together want to campaign for reproductive rights and justice in Malta. We are grassroot organisations that represent various sectors of our...

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08/03/2019 Feminism

International Women’s Day - 8th March 2019

Today 8th March is International Women’s Day. More than a day to celebrate, for us it represents a day to remember all the past and recent women’s struggle, to express our solidarity with the women all around the world fighting right now for more justice and equality, to be proud of all the...

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A policy prohibiting ODZ fuel stations should be implemented at once

Joint NGO Press Statement 05/03/2019 Eleven NGOs are indignant at the Planning Authority’s failure to revise the current fuel stations policy and at comments indicating that, when revised, the new policy might still allow ODZ fuel stations. The lengthy saga concerning the highly...

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Significant win in the fight against the db Group project on the ITS site

Today’s decision of the Environment and Planning Review Tribunal is a significant win in the fight against the monstrous db Group project on the ITS site. Whilst we express our disappointment with the Tribunal’s decision to uphold the permit given by the Planning Authority (PA), we positively...

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[WATCH] Intervista mix-Xgħajra dwar ir-reklamazzjoni tal-art

Intervista mix-Xgħajra dwar ir-reklamazzjoni tal-art Attivist tal-Moviment Graffitti ġie ntervistat fuq TVAM mix-Xgħajra dwar ir-reklamazzjoni tal-art. “L-ewwel ħaġa rridu nifhmu eżatt xi tfisser ir-reklamazzjoni tal-art. Hawnhekk qegħdin ix-Xgħajra, qegħdin naraw il-blat, il-baħar. Dan...

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Rebħa importanti għal moviment magħmul minn għaqdiet, Kunsilli Lokali u residenti

Nilqgħu b’sodisfazzjon kbir id-deċiżjoni tal-Ministru Konrad Mizzi li jirtira l-avviż għat-trasferiment tal-art lill-Grupp Corinthia. Filwaqt li nifhmu li din mhijiex rebħa finali, għaliex in-negozjati mal-Corinthia se jerġgħu jibdew mill-bidu, din xorta tibqa’ rebħa importanti għal moviment...

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Xgħajra land reclamation will have a devastating impact on nature and residents

Moviment Graffitti would like to reiterate its position that it is against any form of large-scale land reclamation that may be planned for the locality of Xgħajra and the surrounding coast. The reasons for this are that any form of land reclamation will have devastating and irreparable impacts...

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Communities come together to request urgent Corinthia debate

A large number of NGOs, residents’ groups and three Local Councils have written to the Honourable Alexander Muscat, Chairman of the Environment and Development Planning Committee, requesting an urgent meeting of the Committee to discuss the imminent concession of title, land and environmental...

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