Alternative World Water Forum

Press release of Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive – 5 december 2014. Ilisu Dam’s construction may be continued after a 4 month halt!  Stop Ilisu – stop destruction and instability! The Turkish State Hydraulic Works (DSI) has announced few days ago that  after a four month break that the construction of   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

International Activist meet in Baghdad to Discuss Legal Strategies to Protect the Tigris River Baghdad, Iraq—Once the cradle of civilizations and agricultural haven, now Iraq’s land has dried significantly mostly due to man-made causes. For the past 20 years upstream dams in the Euphrates have reduced Iraq’s water income. Now   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

We, civil society organizations and social movements from Mesopotamia have come together because our rivers and lakes remain to be in significant danger of being dried up completely to the point of desertification if Turkey and Iran complete the construction of hundreds of the dams, particularly the Ilisu Dam. This   Read More ...

Categories: Global stories

Damocracy is a documentary that debunks the myth of large-scale dams as clean energy and a solution to climate change. It records the priceless cultural and natural heritage the world will lose in the Amazon and Mesopotamia if two planned large-scale dams are built, Belo Monte dam in Brazil and   Read More ...

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