Water Justice News

Updates from around the world about the global water crisis, and the struggle for water justice.

 

October 20, 2014 – 3:07pm

Photo by MiningWatch Romania.
Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold, the company behind the open pit Skouries gold-copper mine set to open next year in the Halkidiki peninsula of northern Greece, is pursuing a destructive mine in …

 

October 20, 2014 – 1:30pm

UN experts tour Detroit neighbourhoods on Sunday. Photo by Michigan Welfare Rights Organization.
On June 18, the Blue Planet Project, the Detroit People’s Water Board, the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization and Food &a…

 

October 14, 2014 – 9:29am
An estimated 100,000 people marched against water charges and austerity in the Irish capital of Dublin this past weekend. An even larger protest is expected on November 1.
Vice reports, “[The Republic of] Ireland is set to be…

 

October 13, 2014 – 5:15pm

Photo: Karunananthan presents de Albuquerque with right to water reports in Marseille, France in March 2012.
MLive reports, “Two experts who report to the United Nations on water and housing issues plan to visit Detroit on…

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October 11, 2014 – 5:10pm

Photo: Barlow in Plachimada, 2004.
Bloomberg reports that farmers are fighting a Coca-Cola bottling plant in Mehdiganj in the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India.
“In Mehdiganj, about 20 kilometers from the holy ci…

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