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"Troubled Waters – Palestinians Denied Fair Access To Water" (Digest)

The report “Troubled Waters – Palestinians Denied Fair Access To Water”, published by Amnesty International on 27 October 2009 details the extent to which Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) do not have access to adequate, safe water supplies, largely as a result of direct restrictions put in place by the Israeli authorities. Currently, Palestinian daily water consumption barely reaches 70 litres a day per person, which is well below the World Health Organisation’s recommended minimum, compared to over 300 litres a day per capita in Israel.

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