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# right to water

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# Water Charges
Ireland's water charges protest made the international headlines
The march made the news in Iran, Sydney and Russia.
# Water Charges
'If we want sustainable public services like water, we need mechanisms to pay for it'
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said we can’t go back to the old ways of narrow taxation.
# Water Water Everywhere
Is water a human right?
Here’s what the UN says.
Column: The European Commission is not recognising the human right to water
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.