Category: Articles by the campaign

4Apr
Iraq and the Convention on the Law of the Non-navigational Uses of International Watercourses of 1997

By Ismaeel Dawood Introduction To change the position of Iraqi authorities on the issue of shared water resources from non-commitment to solid defense on the basis of international…

23Mar
The Iraqi Minister of Water Resources comments on Ilisu Dam – a positive or negative development?

By Ismaeel Dawood Statements issued by government officials, especially ministers, are considered as evidence of significant positions of their countries on sensitive issues. Governments in general are very…

28Dec
Current developments in the Ilisu Dam project in Turkey

By Ercan Ayboga, December 2016 The construction of the Ilisu Dam and HEPP (Hydro-Electric Projects) still continues, currently with an unknown number of workers (probably hundreds). According to…

1Sep
Save Iraqi Kurdistan’s rivers from deprivation

By Toon Bijnens, Save the Tigris Campaign There is no question about the commodification of natural resources and the damage inflicted upon the environment in Iraqi Kurdistan. The…

25Apr
Iraq’s Water Resources are Not for Sale

By Ismaeel Dawood, Save the Tigris Recently a post was published on Facebook by Dr. Hasan-Al-Janaby, an Iraqi academic and expert on water issues, in which he expresses…

15Jul
Will Iraq find political allies against Ilisu Dam in Turkey?

By Toon Bijnens, Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign/ICSSI Although the construction of Ilisu Dam is nearing its completion, the situation for the residents in the town…

2Apr
Will Iraq Refer The Issue Of Ilisu Dam To The UN Security Council?

by Johanna L. Rivera Save The Tigris And The Iraqi Mashes Campaign and ICSSI On March 22nd in Baghdad, the Iraqi Social Forum – a gathering of several…

8May
Meet Me in Hasankeyf: Culture, People and Politics in Hasankeyf

By Johanna Rivera, Save the Tigris After our session on global solidarity against water grabs, I headed to south east Turkey, to the region where the GAP project…