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# right-to-water - Sunday 12 October, 2014

Ireland's water charges protest made the international headlines
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Ireland's water charges protest made the international headlines

Oct 12th 2014, 8:30 PM 60,557 Views 248 Comments

The march made the news in Iran, Sydney and Russia.

'If we want sustainable public services like water, we need mechanisms to pay for it'
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

'If we want sustainable public services like water, we need mechanisms to pay for it'

Oct 12th 2014, 1:05 PM 17,288 Views 154 Comments

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said we can’t go back to the old ways of narrow taxation.

# right-to-water - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Is water a human right?
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# Water Water Everywhere

Is water a human right?

Oct 11th 2014, 9:45 AM 18,831 Views 118 Comments

Here’s what the UN says.

# right-to-water - Friday 21 March, 2014

Column: The European Commission is not recognising the human right to water
# Right To Water
# Right To Water

Column: The European Commission is not recognising the human right to water

Mar 21st 2014, 6:04 PM 124 Views 96 Comments

There have been countless examples of how little Commissioners care about ordinary people. Now they have snubbed a proposal which almost 1.9 million people have put their names to, writes Paul Murphy MEP.