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

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 [...]

Jul 162014
 

July 16, 2014 – 10:06am
The issue of water shut-offs in Detroit has garnered the attention of U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes.
The Detroit News reports, “A bankruptcy judge says thousands of Detroit water shut-offs are ‘bad publicity’ for the city…

Jul 102014
 

July 10, 2014 – 11:52am The Council of Canadians condemns the unwarranted arrests this morning of Detroit residents who blocked the entrance to Homrich Wrecking Inc., the company contracted to shut-off residential water service. Council of Canadians ch…

Jul 082014
 

Como ustedes saben, el Grupo de Trabajo sobre Minería en la ONU y el Proyecto Planeta Azul han encabezado la reciente carta, y pidieron firmas,  sobre la necesidad de que el Grupo de Trabajo Abierto (GTA) sobre los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS) para que se incluya una mención explícita de la necesidad de garantizar [...]

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