Water Justice News

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

 

February 21, 2015 – 3:30pm

Thousands marched today to Mountjoy prison to demand the release of right to water activists. Twitter photo by Pedestrian View.
The Blue Planet Project stands in solidarity with the water justice movement in Ireland.
Ther…

 

February 20, 2015 – 3:53pm In a landmark ruling, the Indonesian Constitutional Court ruled earlier this week to annul a water law passed by the Indonesian government in 2004 under pressure from the World Bank. Law No. 7 on Water Resources was part of a…

 

February 11, 2015 – 4:10pm

George Katrougalos, Maude Barlow and Thanassis Petrakos
Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow has written George Katrougalos, the Deputy Minister for Administrative Reform with the new Syriza government in Greece….

 

February 11, 2015 – 8:48am

Twitter photo of the Skouries mine, January 15, 2015.
The chief executive officer of Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold will meet with representatives of the Syriza government in Athens today. The Globe and Mail reports, “The …

 

February 10, 2015 – 2:45pm The Blue Planet Project is calling for the explicit recognition of the human right to water and sanitation in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs, which will supersede the Millennium Development …

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