Water Justice News

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

 

Our human Right2Water is of such fundamental importance that it should not be used as a political football by political parties, none of whom can claim the support of a majority of Irish citizens. Since 2014 Irish Citizens have led the way in defending our human Right2Water against commodification and privatisation. In doing so Right2Water, […]

 

On Monday, 11 July, Sisters of Mercy joined the Republic of Palau, the NGO Mining Working Group, Salesian Missions, and the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in hosting an insightful side event discussing the ways in which the human right to water and sanitation is central to Sustainable Development Goal 6.

 

June 9, 2016 – 5:55pm Activists gathered outside of OceanaGold’s shareholder meeting in downtown Toronto today at a rally organized by the Council of Canadians, the Mining Injustice Solidarity Network, MiningWatch Canada, and the United Church of  C…

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May 1, 2016 – 8:58am
Water disconnections in Detroit are set to resume today.
The Detroit News reports, “Hundreds lined up outside the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department’s East Side Customer Service Center Saturday in a last-minute effort to avo…

 

April 26, 2016 – 5:19pm
A protest against pre-paid water meters in Witzenberg.
Please see this update from our Blue Planet Project team in Cape Town:
After winning a partial victory last fall our partners in South Africa are once again mobilizing to …

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