Water Justice News: Privatization


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.

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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…

Kravcík’s Blue Alternative in Slovakia

Posted by on January 20, 2015  Tagged with:
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January 20, 2015 – 5:30pm

Photo: Michal Krav?ík
Michal Krav?ík is a Slovak hydrologist and environmentalist. He was awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize in 1999 for his work in stopping a large dam on the Torysa River. He argued that the sam…


January 6, 2015 – 8:45am Council of Canadians chairperson Maude Barlow has tweeted:
Shamefully, Ontario teachers continue to invest in private water schemes abroad. http://t.co/ov7OEoQ365
— Maude Barlow (@MaudeBarlow) January 5, 2015
She cites a Blo…


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…

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