Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Bhopal Marathon: Lie & Let Lie

LIE & LET DIE The first part of a truly horrendous story describing how Union Carbide lied about the possible effects of the MIC gas on the people of Bhopal. As people lay dying Union Carbide’s Director of Health &Safety, Jackson Browning, said that methyl isocyanate (described in UCC’s own safety literature as a ‘poison […]

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The Bhopal Marathon: Unprecedented Horror

UNPRECEDENTED HORROR ‘Against this we have the official version of bureaucrats and senior doctors who are under instructions not to talk. An attempt is being made to cover-up the deformities and abnormalities being recorded…Nobody knows if the trauma will end with this generation, or the next.’ Writing this in 1985, Ritu Sarin could not possibly […]

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Children’s World International trip to Bhopal

Children’s World International, a small charity from Somerset, are currently visiting Bhopal to give performances to the many children there affected by the 1984 gas leak and the more recent water contamination. Children’s World International was set up in 1999 with the aim to take the performance, fun and participation to children around the world who […]

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The Bhopal Marathon: Hell’s Angels

An account of the terrible toll of Union Carbide’s gas on the unborn children of Bhopal. Almost half of all pregnant women exposed to Carbide’s gas spontaneously aborted. In the months that followed the city experienced what a Swedish doctor described as ‘a spate of horrific births’. A child is born. It is past midnight […]

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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.