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  1. Iranian Authorities Violently Disperse Water Protestors

    28 May 2020- 08:14 by Staff- Water Diplomat AHVAZ, Iran Several people are reported to have been injured as Iranian state security forces and local police fired tear gas and rubber bullets 23 May at demonstrators in the city of Ahvaz, Khuzestan province, ...

    Staff - Water D... - 06/03/2020 - 10:17

  2. Water Supply In North Syria Cut Again During Conflict

    18 May 2020- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DAMASCUS, Syria For the sixth time since October,  actoins by Turkey and Sunni rebel allies cut water service from the Allouk (Alok) pumping station 7 May. Water authorities sent out an alert asking households ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/18/2020 - 10:29

  3. China-funded Guinea Dam Breaches Human Rights Of Displaced Communities

    29 Apr 2020- 10:05 by Staff- Water Diplomat Conakry, Guinea A new report from research and advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) describes construction of the Republic of Guinea's Souapiti dam as breaching human rights requirements for displaced pe ...

    Staff - Water D... - 05/04/2020 - 07:03

  4. Water Protests Contribute To Fall Of Iraq PM

    1 Dec 2019- 11:38 by Staff- Water Diplomat BAGHDAD, Iraq Iraq’s Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi submitted his resignation to the country’s parliament 1 December, as protests continued across the country about unemployment, provision of clean water and cor ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/05/2019 - 09:24

  5. Mali Land, Water Conflict: 134 Killed In Attack On Fulani Ethnic Minority

    27 Mar 2019- 06:21 by Local Press Report BAMAKO CNN News A jihadist insurgency [has] spread into the north and center of Mali [from] 2012, and foreign troops and the government have been unable to fully regain control over large regions of the landlocked ...

    Local Press Report - 03/27/2019 - 06:21

  6. Brazil: Human Rights Group Calls for Action on Zika

    14 Jul 2017- 11:53 by OOSKAnews Correspondent New York, NY Research and Advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) this week issued a report accusing Brazil of not addressing longstanding water and sanitatio problems that have allowed the Zika virus outbreak ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/14/2017 - 11:53

  7. Ethiopia Dam Threatens Kenya Food Supplies

    15 Feb 2017- 10:27 by Local Press Report NAIROBI Daily Nation Falling water levels in Lake Turkana due to development of dams in Ethiopia are threatening food supplies in a part of Kenya where drought is already causing hunger, the non-governmental organi ...

    Local Press Report - 02/15/2017 - 10:27

  8. Bangladeshi Government Has Failed to Deal With Arsenic Contamination: Human Rights Watch

    6 Apr 2016- 10:57 by OOSKAnews Correspondent DHAKA, Bangladesh The Bangladeshi government has failed to adequately respond to the problem of arsenic contamination in rural drinking water sources, according to a report released on April 6th by internationa ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 04/06/2016 - 10:58

  9. Poor Water, Sanitation Harm Workers: UN Secretary General

    22 Mar 2016- 10:10 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States Lack of access to clean water and adequate sanitation harms workers around the world, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said in a message to mark World Water Day on March 22nd. This ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 03/22/2016 - 10:10

  10. Yemen’s Houthis Confiscating Aid Bound for Taiz: Human Rights Watch

    1 Feb 2016- 10:12 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BEIRUT, Lebanon International watchdog group Human Rights Watch on January 31st accused Iranian-backed Houthi rebels of confiscating humanitarian aid and vital supplies being brought into the Yemeni city of Tai ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/01/2016 - 10:12

  11. Ethiopia Plans More New Dams: Minister

    11 Nov 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Ethiopia is planning to build new dams on rivers other than the Nile in order to “take advantage of all out water resources,” Minister of Energy and Water Motuma Mekasa said this week. As ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 11/11/2015 - 10:01

  12. Peruvian Ministers Brief Legislators on Las Bambas Mine

    16 Oct 2015- 10:59 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru Peru’s ministers of environment, energy and mines, and the interior this week presented a report to the country’s full Congress on the steps they have taken with regard to the Las Bambas mining proj ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/16/2015 - 10:59

  13. Climate Change, Ethiopian Development Threaten Lake Turkana: Report

    15 Oct 2015- 10:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States Heightened industrial and agricultural development in Ethiopia, alongside the effects of climate change, is threatening the survival of Lake Turkana in Kenya, according to a new r ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/15/2015 - 10:17

  14. Peruvian Government, Protesters Reach Agreement Over Las Bambas Mine

    12 Oct 2015- 10:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent LIMA, Peru The Peruvian government last week reached an agreement with community leaders in the country’s southern Apurimac region, ending weeks of protests and strikes against a $7.4 billion USD Chinese-owned ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/12/2015 - 10:41

  15. Human Rights Watch Calls for Investigation Into Deaths of Las Bambas Mine Protesters

    9 Oct 2015- 10:01 by OOSKAnews Correspondent WASHINGTON, DC, United States International watchdog group Human Rights Watch this week called for an investigation into the deaths of three people during protests against the Las Bambas mining project in Peru’ ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/09/2015 - 10:01