Monthly Archives: November 2014

Dow Chemical Blocks Shareholder Enquiry into Bhopal on 30th Anniversary of Disaster.

Amnesty International reports: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – As we near the 30th anniversary of the devastating gas leak from the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is still choosing to ignore the toxic legacy of the disaster. In stark contrast, survivors and residents of Bhopal have no choice but to live with […]

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BBC World Service Report on forthcoming film ‘A Prayer For Rain’ and 30th anniversary of disaster.

The much anticipated film, Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain is due to be released in the US this week. Inspired by the world’s worst industrial disaster which took place on December 2nd, 1984 when a pesticide leak at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, Central India killed more than 10,000 people in a few hours. On Sunday the BBC […]

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Bhopal Gas Victims to go on an indefinite water less hunger fast on 10th November

At a press conference on Monday the 3rd of November, representatives of five organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal announced their plans of an indefinite water-less fast at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi from November 10th on the issue of compensation. They said that five women survivors will stop taking any […]

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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.