European Water Network Meeting in Naples, Italy

Why do we need a movement or network among European water activistes?

This question was the main topic of a meeting in Naples, on 10-11th December, 2011. From different countries of Europe, many activists met and discussed about water policies of European governments, privatization and struggle against to water privatization. All participiants agreed that having a strong relationship is important to succeed in this struggle. [Read more...]

Rally protesting Iran over Lake Urmia turns violent

Thousands of protesters have poured into the streets of Tabriz and Urmia in Iran’s Azerbaijan region on Saturday to call on the Iranian government to save the dying Urmia Lake.

Thousands of protesters have poured into the streets of Tabriz and Urmia in Iran’s Azerbaijan region on Saturday to call on the Iranian government to save the dying Urmia Lake, one of the world’s largest salt water lakes. [Read more...]

“Security Dams” in Turkey

Turkish government has created a new cathegory of dam and it is called “Securty Dams” by the government.

As it is known, there is a civil war between Turkish government and Kurdish militants since 1984, on the Kurdish region of Turkey, in other word, in southeast of Turkey. Until now, Turkish governments have implied many “method” to overcome Kurdish movement. Killing and arresting Kurdish people, burning and destroying Kurdish villages and forbidding many things related Kurdish people are some those methods. However, they could not succeed and the clashes are still sustaining. [Read more...]

Preparation Meeting of FAME in Barcelona

The last preparation meeting of Alternative Water Forum (FAME) was held in Barcelona, Spain on 7-8th january.

6. Alternative Water Forum that an alternative activity against to “6. Water Forum” will be held on 19-24th march, 2012, in Marsellias, France.

From around the world, many people who critisize the water privatisation policies will attend to FAME and share their ideas via some panels, seminars and workshops. [Read more...]