Monthly Archives: May 2011

Happy 70th Bob!

A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall Oh, where have you been, my blue-eyed son? Oh, where have you been, my darling young one? I’ve stumbled on the side of twelve misty mountains I’ve walked and I’ve crawled on six crooked highways I’ve stepped in the middle of seven sad forests I’ve been out in front of […]

Read More

MIC had delayed, recurrent cyanide toxicity

Contrary to the claims made by Union Carbide Corporation — now The Dow Chemical Company — that the methyl isocyanate (MIC) which killed thousands of people in Bhopal in December, 1984, following a leak in its pesticide unit, was not highly poisonous, a report released by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has established […]

Read More

Raging against the corporate machine

Yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling has been described as a disappointment, a black day for justice, and a sad day for Bhopalis. Here in Bhopal the disappointment, frustration and sadness was palpable, as hopes were dashed after many weeks of preparation. To comment on the legalities would be unfair, as I don’t know enough about them. […]

Read More

We believe Dow must finally accept responsibility for Bhopal. Until then, The Bhopal Medical Appeal funds two award-winning clinics in the city. Both offer free, first-class care to victims of the gas disaster or the ongoing water contamination. The survivors have nowhere else left to turn – please help if you can.