Monthly Archives: December 2011

Blog: Bhopal people sponsoring Olympics. Amazing Yes Men hoax on BBC.

Blog by Author Ben Goldacre It’s amazing the London Olympics 2012 are taking money from Dow, the Bhopal people: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-india-15924828 If you’ve never read up on what happened, and how Union Carbide (and, crucially, then, Dow) dodged responsibility, then I strongly recommend starting here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bhopal_disaster So anyway: here’s a blast from the past. The Yes […]

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Bhopal’s Never Ending Disaster

Source: The Environmentalist Richard Ansell and Andrew Tinsley revisit the gas tragedy, 27 years after the explosion at the Union Carbide plant in India became the world’s worst industrial disaster. Bhopal is a city of 1.5 million people situated in the heart of India, halfway between Delhi and Mumbai, and is the capital of the […]

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27th Anniversary Memorial Events in Bhopal

A local press cutting from December 3rd 2011. After months of preparations for the 27th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster, the work was finally complete! Dozens of posters, hundreds of slogans, banners, songs, preparation of a mobile exhibition van, media representatives informed, press releases prepared and much more. All the staff members have worked very hard and given […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont 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.