Friday, July 01, 2011

Water Shortages, War, and Water as a Human Right

I think it is best to treat water as a human right:
"A human rights approach to water, for Hassain, means he doesn't have to accept his fate as some inevitable tragedy," said Ignacio Saiz. "People have the right to expect access to a basic life resource like water by virtue of being human, regardless of the social situation they are born into."
(read more) Water wars: 21st century conflicts?

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