Monthly Archives: August 2011

Bhopal victims write to PM on Dow sponsoring London Olympics

Bhopal (IANS) After announcing a ‘parallel’ Olympics for those disabled in industrial mishaps of Union Carbide, five organisations of Bhopal gas survivors have now written to the prime minister and the Indian Olympics Association (IOA) to protest London Olympics sponsorship by Dow Chemical, which took over Union Carbide. ‘News of Dow Chemical Company being a […]

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Dow as Olympic sponsor: Bhopal appeal to Indian PM

Involving the Prime Minister in their protest against Dow Chemicals, activists and survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy sought his intervention to demand the removal of the company as a sponsor of the 2012 Olympics. Reminding the PM that the Centre holds Dow Chemical responsible for the environmental crimes of Union Carbide — the company […]

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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.