The sacrifice of more arable land is an obscenity

Malta Youth in Agriculture Foundation, Għaqda Bdiewa Attivi and several NGOs have condemned the proposed expropriation of agricultural and natural land in Magħtab in order to facilitate the construction of waste management facilities. Two hundred tumoli of arable land are being sacrificed with...

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Moviment Graffitti files Lands application for preservation of Balluta Bay

Activist group Moviment Graffitti has filed an application with the Lands Authority to manage Balluta Bay, in a bid to ward off the commercialisation of this public space and keep it permanently accessible and safe to bathers and the community. The application states the group’s intention to...

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Organisations studying way forward on Central Link case

A group of eighteen organisations and residents’ associations are disappointed with the conclusion of the Central Link court case. The Court of Appeal this morning rejected our appeal to revoke the Central Link project. The Appellants also note that the Courts have recognised that the...

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Id-“deal” ta’ Trump la se jġib il-paċi u wisq anqas il-ġustizzja

Il-Ġimgħa u s-Sibt konna fid-daħla tal-Belt Valletta flimkien mal-komunità Palestinjana f’Malta sabiex nagħtu informazzjoni dwar is-sitwazzjoni fil-Palestina u l-hekk imsejjaħ “deal tas-seklu” ippreżentat mill-President tal-Istati Uniti Donald Trump ftit tal-ġranet ilu. Ara l- Konferenza...

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Malta-Gozo tunnel - organisations call for total transparency and law observance

In a judicial protest (see here ) filed by a broad network of NGOs and professional bodies, Infrastructure Malta, the Transport Minister and the Planning Minister have been called upon to provide full transparency about the Malta-Gozo tunnel. "Infrastructure Malta is going ahead with the...

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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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Balluta Bay private jetty would constitute complete takeover of private interests over public ones

The St. Julian’s Local Council and 11 NGOs are urging the Planning Commission to unequivocally reject the application for a private jetty in Balluta Bay that would serve a hop-on hop-off tourist service run by the Fortina owners. The application will be decided during a sitting at the Planning...

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Destruction of Central Link Trees in Breach of Permit - Appellants Slam Rogue Agency and Ineffective Enforcement

A cluster of protected almond trees that should have been carefully transplanted from the Central Link site are now destroyed. Media reports revealed a breach of the nature permit - issued by ERA - which imposed other conditions including the requirement that works cannot start until the appeal...

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Incredible but true: two years on, the fuel stations policy remains unchanged

Moviment Graffitti is disappointed that although two years ago to the date, on the 25th January 2018, the then Environment Minister José Herrera, had asked for the fuel stations policy to be revised, this has not happened yet. Exactly 737 days have passed since the announcement that this policy,...

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Stop the barbaric ruin of Wied Qirda – eNGOs, Haż-Żebbuġ Local Councillor and environmentalists file urgent action

Wied Qirda has been mutilated mercilessly as a result of unauthorised works being carried out in this protected valley by Infrastructure Malta. The country path has been tarmacked over and widened considerably, the topography of the valley bed has been altered, a large structure is being built...

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‘Focus on the creation of a just society for everyone’ - Wayne Flask

Wayne Flask - activist with Moviment Graffitti. “One of the new prime minister’s main priorities upon taking office is that of divesting himself of the excessive powers the head of government is allowed. I certainly don’t mean delegation for the sake of it and far less, deregulation: I’m...

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'A system that serves the people' - Moviment Graffitti

The NGO’s Andre Callus told The Malta Independent on Sunday that over a number of years, people from the business sector have taken over the running of our country and that the government has been giving big business in Malta the freedom to determine the use of the country’s resources and the...

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Central Link Appellants Condemn Total Disregard of the Appeal Process

Despite assurances of compensation to farmers, careful relocation of water reservoirs and dialogue with stakeholders Infrastructure Malta will bulldoze ahead with the Central Link Project even though the Court of Appeal has not yet decided on the case. The appellants in the Central Link case...

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Wied Qirda Being Destroyed

Moviment Graffitti is deeply concerned about the ongoing works carried out in Wied Qirda under the orders of Infrastructure Malta over the last two weeks of December, at the height of the holiday season. The works in question involve the construction of a bridge in a protected area for which no...

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2019 - It's more than just rock'n roll

We joked about it in the promo video for our R/Evoluzzjoni25 documentary: 2019 was Moviment Graffitti’s 25th year of rock’n’roll. Little did we know that we’d be plugging away at full volume until the very end of what was a tumultuous year not only for the country, but also for its citizens....

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