Water Justice News

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

 

October 24, 2014 – 11:59am

Farha and de Albuquerque in Detroit. Photo by AP.
On June 18, the Blue Planet Project and its allies submitted a report to Catarina de Albuquerque, the United Nations special rapporteur on the human right to drinking wat…

 

October 20, 2014 – 3:07pm

Photo by MiningWatch Romania.
Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold, the company behind the open pit Skouries gold-copper mine set to open next year in the Halkidiki peninsula of northern Greece, is pursuing a destructive mine in …

 

October 20, 2014 – 1:30pm

UN experts tour Detroit neighbourhoods on Sunday. Photo by Michigan Welfare Rights Organization.
On June 18, the Blue Planet Project, the Detroit People’s Water Board, the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization and Food &a…

 

October 14, 2014 – 9:29am
An estimated 100,000 people marched against water charges and austerity in the Irish capital of Dublin this past weekend. An even larger protest is expected on November 1.
Vice reports, “[The Republic of] Ireland is set to be…

 

October 13, 2014 – 5:15pm

Photo: Karunananthan presents de Albuquerque with right to water reports in Marseille, France in March 2012.
MLive reports, “Two experts who report to the United Nations on water and housing issues plan to visit Detroit on…

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