Appeal to human rights defenders on World Toilet Day

In his open letter to human rights defenders, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation Mr Pedro Arrojo-Agudo asks for involvement in the ‘Prohibition of Water Disconnection’ project. This is a call for people to gather information and to denounce and monitor this practice “because cutting off water to those who are not able to pay is a violation of human rights under the current international legislation”.

  • Read the full letter here.
  • Watch the video message here.
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