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News Portuguese campaign against water privatization challenges politicians

The Steering group of the ‘Água é de todos’ campaign, that support the Water is a Human Right ECI, has demanded an audience with all the political groups of the Portuguese parliament (PSD, PS, CDS-PP, PCP, Bloco de Esquerda[left block] and “Os Verdes” [Greens]) to question them about the proposed privatization of water services in Portugal.

The campaign has collected more than 10000 signatures to oppose such privatization and defending water services and an essential human right. They claim that such proposals should be properly discussed in society and not be imposed by stealth.

The water as a Human Right campaing and the European Federation of Public Service Unions (EPSU) welcomes the questioning of the elected representatives.

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Source of information EPSU
Keyword(s) water privatization
Geographical coverage Portugal,
News date 23/04/2012
Working language(s) ENGLISH

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Posted by jauad at 23 Apr 2012 14:19:24