Melanie Hadida will be talking about the Bhopal Medical Appeal and Women’s Activism in Bhopal at an interdisciplinary workshop held by the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender at Warwick University on Thursday the 12th of June 4.00 – 5630pm. Please see the flyer for more details.
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Five survivors’ organizations in Bhopal have condemned the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for not fulfilling promises made of carrying out beneficial medical research on the health conditions of hundreds of thousands of survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster. The survivors condemned the ICMR for not fulfilling its promises of carrying out beneficial medical […]
LOCOG should drop DOW Chemical as partners of the London 2012 Olympic Games and providers of the Olympic stadium wrap. Go to Change.org to sign the petition. Why This Is Important Dow Chemical acquired Union Carbide as a wholly owned subsidiary in 2001. They are therefore responsible for the clean-up of the former Union Carbide […]
I should be writing about the enormous success the Bhopal Medical Appeal had at WOMAD last weekend, but since I saw BBC News yesterday I’m feeling rather disinclined. Plus, Becky has already summed it up rather well in the previous post. The news that DOW Chemical will be branding and wrapping the London Olympic Stadium […]
The disaster in Bhopal is not an isolated event. Workers and communities are routinely poisoned all over the world. Reduction and eventual elimination of hazardous chemicals from the planet and our daily lives is the only solution to the growing number of slow and silent Bhopals in our midst. Until this happens, the safety of […]