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20.000 demonstrated against dams in Dersim on Munzur River [Turkey]

20.000 people demonstrated in the city of Dersim against dams in the Dersim province...the biggest demonstration about an environmental issue in the country...environmental/anti-dam groups, the unions, human rights, social and women civil organizations....said that the dams destroy the right of life for the people in this province...criticized that the state gives no information about the planned projects to the public and called for a coalition independently from the political view against the dams...The dams would displace several thousand people..the dam reservoir will be a serious health threat for the population of the city Dersim.