Faulted for raising a banner

  • 14/06/2009

Faulted for raising a banner At the recent World Water Forum in Istanbul, Payal Parekh and her colleague Ann-Kathrin Schneider were deported. She spoke with Bharat Lal Seth

What was your point at the World Water Forum

We simply wanted to convey the destructiveness of dams. The World Water Forum was billed as a democratic space where global water policy would be debated. But this turned out to be a farce. The forum is organized by the World Water Council, a private organization whose most influential members are corporate water companies, some of the world