Tag: Iraq

26Sep
International Activists meet in Baghdad to Discuss Legal Strategies to Protect the Tigris River

Baghdad, 26 September 2013 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…

20Aug
Press Release: Include Ilisu dam on the Meeting Agenda with Turkish Opposition Leader

Include Ilisu dam on the Meeting Agenda with Turkish Opposition Leader Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, 20 August 2013 Next week Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu is set to visit Baghdad. As the…

16Jul
The World Heritage Committee will be meeting in Cambodia: Iraq is a member, but the Iraqi marshes are not in the agenda!

Press Release: Open Letter on the submission of the Central Marshes to the World Heritage Committee To:  The Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, The Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki,…

8Jul
Save the Tigris Campaign holds successful seminars in four southern Iraq Provinces

Last week, the Save the Tigris Campaign held seminars in four provinces in South Iraq: Basra, Missan, Dhi Qar and Qadissiya with the support of local civil society…

14Jun
Renaissance Dam in Ethiopia and the Similar Turkish Case

By Ahmed az-Zoba`i Translation from Arabic by: Safaa Sheikh Hammed Original Arabic: http://www.iraqnewspaper.net/news.php?action=view&id=22010 “Egypt is the gift of the Nile,” says Herodotus. Egypt could have been part of the Great Arab Desert without the Nile. The…

26May
International Activists Block Ilısu Dam Construction Site

Press Release: International Activists Block Ilisu Dam Construction Site Source: Damocracy Representative from the Save the Tigris Campaign  participated in the delegation May 21 2013, Turkey Representatives of…

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…