Italian activists have gathered in Rome to demonstrate against what they call Israel’s stealing water from Palestinians. Some Palestinian nationals also attended the event on Saturday, which marked the World Water Day.
The activists say Israel continues to steal water reserves from Palestinian lands in order to attract more migrants and expand agricultural fields.
They called on the Italian government to scrap an accord that Rome’s water company ACEA signed last December with the Israeli water company Mekorot.
Last month, a group of Italian activists launched an online petition to raise awareness against the accord.
The petition launched by the Italian movements for public water, pro-Palestine groups and associations promoting peace and inter-religious dialog, … Continue reading