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The start of squatter eviction

The government’s Property Division (GPD) committee, spearheaded by the resolute Parliamentary Secretary Jason Azzo-pardi, has decided to bite the bullet and embark on the eviction of squatters from a number of sites, most notably the Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq caravan site.
Predictably, the aggrieved parties – the caravan owners, or better still, the squatters on public land – have cooked up all sorts of sob stories to try and gather sympathy. We heard arguments on the lines of „I am a pensioner and can‘t afford to rent a house in summer and the caravan at Baħar iċ-Ċagħaq is my only source of recreation.“

Sunday, 5th October 2008