Water Justice News

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

 

December 16, 2014 – 2:01pm Struggle for access to water by slum dwellers got a major boost in India with the judgement on December 15th by a Mumbai High Court bench presided by Justice Abhay Oak and Justice A S Gadkari. They ordered that whether homes …

 

December 11, 2014 – 8:44am

Photo by BreakingNews.ie.
More than 100,000 people marched in Dublin yesterday against austerity imposed water charges in Ireland. The Guardian reports, “Tens of thousands of demonstrators opposed to the introduction of w…

 

December 10, 2014 – 4:06pm
The Blue Planet Project and the Council of Canadians took part in actions in Ottawa and Toronto today – International Human Rights Day – to highlight the verdict of the Permanent People’s Tribunal on Canadian mining in Lat…

 

December 5, 2014 – 3:54pm

Photo of Ilisu Dam construction by the Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive, November 2014.
The Blue Planet Project is opposed to the Ilisu Dam which would flood the ancient city of Hasankeyf in southeastern Turkey and the s…

 

December 4, 2014 – 8:15am

Benson at a participatory workshop yesterday helping to design a water justice campaign.
The Blue Planet Project sees prepaid water meters as a violation to the right to water and sanitation and is organizing against them …

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