A Bird’s Eye View

It is time to update our abortion laws

With Roe v Wade overturned by the US Supreme Court, Malta will also find itself at a crossroads in the near future

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MaltMUN joins BEV Organisation Area

Malta Model United Nations Society has officially joined as members of the ‘A Bird’s Eye View’s Organisation Area’! The Malta Model United Nations Society is the first official organisation of its kind in Malta. It commits itself primarily to training and preparing youths to attend and actively participate in Model United Nations conferences abroad. It does so by means of […]

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Flash Mob at the University of Malta

Extinction Rebellion Malta, together with the Animal Liberation Malta group, organised a flash mob today at the University of Malta’s Quad to bring light to the destructive impacts of industrial animal agriculture locally and worldwide. Representatives of the flash mob say that this destruction has caused greenhouse gas emissions (50-80% of agriculture-related emissions are from animal agriculture), animal exploitation, habitat […]

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GħSL joins BEV Organisation Area

Malta Law Students’ Society has officially joined as members of the ‘A Bird’s Eye View’s Organisation Area’! Għaqda Studenti Tal-Liġi (Malta Law Students’ Society) is a faculty-based non-profit organisation at the University of Malta that represents all law students within the Faculty of Laws. GħSL was set up by a group of law students in 1943, led by Joseph Ganado, […]

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MBSA joins BEV Organisation Area

Medical Biochemistry Students’ Association has officially joined as members of the ‘A Bird’s Eye View’s Organisation Area’! Medical Biochemistry deals with the interface between cellular biology, medicine and chemistry and gives an understanding of how the human body functions. Medical Biochemistry Students’ Association was founded to represent those who form a part of the Medical Biochemistry course, as well as […]

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World Press Freedom Day

Today, we commemorate ‘World Press Freedom Day’, in remembrance of the vital importance that journalism, the media and the press hold in a civilised democratic society. However, we still come across instances where this is just an ideal and is not put into practice. We cannot afford to be complacent and neglectful of today’s significance, nor can we ignore the […]

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Extinction Rebellion joins BEV Organisation Area

Extinction Rebellion has officially joined as members of the ‘A Bird’s Eye View’s Organisation Area’! Extinction Rebellion is a decentralised, international and politically non-partisan movement using non-violent direct action and civil disobedience to persuade governments to act justly on the Climate and Ecological Emergency. Extinction Rebellion Malta is the local group of this organisation, which has organised multiple protests against […]

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JEF Malta joins BEV Organisation Area

JEF Malta has officially joined as members of the ‘A Bird’s Eye View’s Organisation Area’! JEF (Young European Federalists) Malta is a non-partisan youth NGO and political movement as well as a student organisation within the University of Malta. It is also a recognised member of Kunsill Nazzjonali Żgħażagħ (KNŻ), Kunsill Studenti Universitarji (KSU), and the Euro-Med Youth Platform. Internationally, […]

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BEV Launches Organisations’ Area

For those who may not be familiar with A Bird’s Eye View, we are a youth organisation made up of students and activists alike, whose common mission is to help contribute to a community of citizens who look at current affairs from an impartial lens. In the past months, this website has grown quite a bit, and we now have […]

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Earth Day 2022

Our planet, our environment, our oceans and our trees. These are things which we’ve grown to appreciate and treasure beyond belief. However, we must never take them for granted. As the world continues to face numerous environmental challenges such as climate change, deforestation and pollution amongst others, it’s simply not enough for our leaders to produce the usual cliché words […]

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Yemen: The Worst Humanitarian Crisis

Despite what social media and news hubs may imply; the worst humanitarian crisis in the world isn’t the situation in Ukraine. Amongst countries now found on the low human development index[1], the title for “worst humanitarian crisis”[2] belongs to the periled country of Yemen. The Middle Eastern nation-state is going through the worst famine that the world has experienced in […]

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Ukraine: Where do things stand now?

The past few weeks have seen heavy fighting across the country, sieges, evidence of war crimes, gains and losses of ground for both sides. The latest evidence suggests the conflict is set to intensify, meanwhile the EU attempts to cut off Russian energy and Finland and Sweden are now considering NATO membership. The Ukrainians held their own and have managed […]

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Malta: The Concrete Garden

At this point in time, everybody and their mother knows that Malta is being increasingly entombed into a coffin of concrete by developers via their shady deals with the planning authority (including in some cases with the Prime Minister himself) and blatant disregard for the judicial protests of NGOs. Cranes have long since replaced the Għargħar as Malta’s national tree, […]

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SURVEY: Sexual Harassment in Malta

Over the years there have been multiple news articles, stories and shared posts online about sexual harassment. Although, the stories we hear about are minuscule compared to the number of stories left unshared. The aim of this survey is to shed light and give a voice to those who don’t have one, creating an anonymous space to speak out and […]

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Low Turnout: Apathy or Protest?

The post-independence political scene in Malta has always shown that an extremely high percentage of the population is interested in their leadership and is willing to go out and vote. This is evident by the continued high voter turnout that the country has experienced, with only the first independent election in 1966 having a voter turnout below 90%. However, in […]

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War In Europe: Retracing the Straw that Broke the Camel’s Back

The Russia-Ukraine conflict has been consuming our newsfeed for the past few weeks, and in the chaos of it all, it’s easy to forget what exactly kindled this conflict. The invasion of Ukraine by Russia has thrown the two countries into a large-scale, deadly conflict, with a humanitarian catastrophe looming. But, aside from the broader geopolitical forces at play, what […]

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Vote for a sustainable Malta

Extinction Rebellion Malta is organising a rally tomorrow in front of parliament as a response to the upcoming election, with the group wanting to see an end to “politics as usual”. Statement from Extinction Rebellion Malta: The parties aren’t doing enough. They claim that they want change, yet the system itself incentivises short-term gain at the expense of long-term solutions. […]

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Ukraine-Russia War – Updates and Analysis (18/03 – 24/03)

Chernobyl workers can’t get to work due to shelling – IAEA 23:45 – 24 Mar 2022 The UN’s nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), says Ukraine has told it that Russian forces are shelling checkpoints in the city of Slavutych. The city of around 25,000 residents is where many workers from the Chernobyl nuclear power plant live. Ukraine […]

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Young Candidates Q&A

Tune in below to catch a Q&A Session with Mina Tolu, Alex Mangion – Kandidat għall-Elezzjoni Ġenerali, and Thomas ”Kass” Mallia, all of whom are youth candidates contesting the General Election on the 26th of March Part 1: Part 2:

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