Water Justice News

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

Aug 182014
 

August 18, 2014 – 9:35am Over the past five weeks, an estimated 17,000 tons of explosives have been dropped on Gaza by the Israeli military. The assault has left more than 1,980 people dead and 10,181 wounded. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF…

 

August 15, 2014 – 1:14pm Globo.com reports (in Portuguese), “The National Health Surveillance Agency [of Brazil] has banned the distribution and marketing across the country of a lot [a batch] of Nestlé natural mineral water [that comes from its plant…

Gaza and the right to water

Posted by on July 31, 2014
Jul 312014
 

July 31, 2014 – 7:15pm Saed al-Din Atbash, the head of water facilities at Gaza Municipality, has appealed to the international community to urge Israel stop targeting water and sewerage facilities in Gaza. He says that all occupied civilians have a le…

The right to water in Gaza

Posted by on July 28, 2014
Jul 282014
 

July 28, 2014 – 9:01am After almost three weeks of bombing, the death toll in Gaza rose to more than 1,030 on Sunday. The Palestinian poet Jehan Bseiso writes, “There’s more blood than water today in Gaza.”
Haaretz notes, “After two and a half week…

 

Evanderson Xavier, Mayor of Cambuquira, expressed his thanks after receiving his city’s Blue Community certificate: With my compliments, I thank you for your visit to our beloved Cambuquira and also for the “Blue Community” designation certificate for our city. I take this opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to protecting our mineral waters as well as [...]

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