Water Justice News: Right to Water

Oct 242014

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…

Oct 202014

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…

Oct 142014

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…

Water a weapon of war in Iraq and Syria

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Oct 062014

October 6, 2014 – 9:50am In May, Council of Canadians chairperson and Blue Planet Project founder Maude Barlow stated that water is increasingly and deliberately being used as a weapon of war. She said, “Water as a weapon of war is a strong argument …

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