Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Bhopal Diary- A Breath Before Leaving

Sunday morning. About 8 my time. I have just turned on BBC Radio 3, which is the classical music station. Nothing quite like that for a Sunday morning. I sometimes think it strange how Sunday morning always ‘feels’ different – no matter which country I am in and even before churches etc have started. Even […]

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The Bhopal Tragedy: A Case Study in Corporate Impunity @ Public Interest Environmental Law Annual Conference.

Public Interest Environmental Law, Annual Conference. Friday 11 April, 2014, 09:30 – 18:00hrs. Cass Business School, 106 Bunhill Row, London WC1Y 8TZ The world’s corporations are bigger than ever, and their influence in today’s world is unprecedented. In an era where humans can transform nature but are also extremely vulnerable to natural changes, and where […]

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Don`t they deserve clean drinking water?

At the 29th anniversary, last December, a young reporter and law student, Sonam Saigal, visited Bhopal to witness for herself the terrible, ongoing disaster which sees the ground water, for miles around, contaminated with highly toxic chemicals dumped by the Union Carbide factory. In Sonam’s own words: “I was born after the Bhopal Gas Tragedy […]

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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.