Category: Save the Tigris

24Mar
Press Release: Open Letter sent to Andritz Company concerning its engagement in the construction of Ilisu Dam

Press Release: Open Letter sent to Andritz Company concerning its engagement in the construction of  Ilisu Dam 22 March 2013 On occasion of Andritz’s Annual General Meeting which…

14Mar
Press Release: Save the Tigris Campaign Participates in the International Day of Action Against Dams and For Rivers, Water and Life

The People of Iraq Campaign to Save the Tigris announces its support to the global mobilization that took place on the framework of the International Day of Action…

28Jan
Ilisu Dam halted by Turkish Court

Save the Tigris Campaign welcomes the ruling of the Turkish State Council against the construction of the Ilisu dam project. This is a victory for those working against the…

12Dec
Major points from the 2000 Report of the World Commission on Dams

Some see in our scarcity a harbinger of troubled waters to come. They believe water scarcity inevitably locks peoples, regions and nations in a fierce, competitive struggle in…

2Dec
Call for Papers: Save the Tigris and the Iraqi Marshes Campaign

Call for Papers: Save the Tigris and the Iraqi Marshes Campaign Launched Sunday December the 2nd, 2013 Iraqi Civil Society Solidarity Initiative (ICSSI), a member in the Save…

28Nov
Impacts of Ilisu Dam in Iraq: A lecture at the Marine Science Center Basra University

Iraq faces enormous challenges in terms of water resources. Once the cradle of civilizations, an agricultural haven, now Iraq’s land has dried significantly mostly due to man-made causes.…

15Sep
Workshop on the Save the Tigris and Iraqi Marshes Campaign, ICSSI Conference 201

You are invited to participate in a workshop on the Save the Tigris Campaign that will be held in Basra. This session will be part of the IV…

14Jul
Open Letter on the Impacts for Iraq of the Construction of the Ilisu Dam in Turkey

To:  The Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, The Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki, and through him to all relevant government representatives and members of the Iraqi Parliament, The Speaker…

17Jun
New global partnership for Save the Tigris Campaign

ICSSI would like to announce that it has a new global partner for our Save the Tigris and Mesopotamia Campaign: 350.org. 350.org works to build a global grassroots…

28May
The Tigris Declaration To Save Hasankeyf and Mesopotamian Marshes

The international campaign against the Ilisu dam project on the Tigris river has reached a new threshold: nearly 25 000 have signed the petition to the UNESCO World Heritage…

28May
Flooding the Cradle of Civilization: Campaign Against the Ilisu Dam

By Johanna L. Rivera Last year around this time I was in a town called Hasankeyf located along the Tigris River in the Batman Province in Turkey. The…

22May
Marsh Arabs protest Ilisu Project in Hasankeyf

Cradle of Civilization at Risk of Desertification: Tigris Declaration sent to UN Hasankeyf, Turkey, May 22, 2012 “We have come from Iraq to speak, because no one came…