Water Justice News: Right to Water


November 13, 2014 – 9:00am

Karunananthan and Spronk march with 5,000 people for water justice in San Salvador, March 20, 2014.
The Blue Planet Project has supported the call for the right to water to be recognized in El Salvador.
Unfortunately, IPS…


November 7, 2014 – 8:00am

Photo by Koni Benson.
Pota pota toilets are a huge issue in Cape Town, South Africa.
Cape Town-based Blue Planet Project organizer Koni Benson has brought this human right to sanitation issue to our attention.
Pota pota …


November 2, 2014 – 8:00am

Windsor chapter with the Detroit skyline in the background.
The Council of Canadians Windsor chapter gathered on the riverfront yesterday to say that water is a human right. Chapter activist Randy Emerson says, “We braved…


October 29, 2014 – 8:51am
On October 11, as many as 100,000 people marched in Dublin, Ireland against austerity and water charges. An even larger protest is expected across the country on November 1. The Irish Examiner reports, “A mass wave of water p…


October 27, 2014 – 8:15am The Council of Canadians has long opposed the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism in ‘free trade’ agreements like NAFTA (where it is more commonly referred to as Chapter 11) and the yet-to-be-ratified Canada-Eur…

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