Monthly Archives: February 2016

#100Women initiative

Rashida Bi, Honoured in #100Women Initiative

Rashida Bi, co-founder of the Chingari Trust, and joint winner of the 2004 Goldman Prize, was named as one of a hundred Indian women achievers. The one hundred women were honoured by the President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, at Rahstrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace in New Delhi, on January 22nd. The ‘#100Women Initiative’ was jointly […]

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Bhopali the Movie

Bhopali Screening Plus Q&A at Ritzy Brixton, 6th March

Bhopali at Ritzy Brixton, Sunday 6th March. Tickets HERE ‘Acclaimed feature documentary ’Bhopali’, by award winning director Van Maximilian Carlson presents a modern portrait of shattered lives within communities surrounding an abandoned pesticides factory, site of the infamous 1984 gas disaster in Bhopal, India in which thousands were killed and more than 500,000 maimed. Bhopali […]

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Dow Chemical Bhopal

‘Toxic Trespass’ Nominated 2016 Sony World Photography Awards Campaign Shortlist

Picture shows Sameer Hasan, aged 16, held by his mother Wahida at home in the Jamalpura neighborhood. Sameer suffers from severe spastic cerebral palsy. After yesterday’s great news of Giles Clarke’s ‘Bhopal: Toxic Trespass’ photographs winning the Award of Excellence, in the ‘Pictures of the Year International’ competition, we are now doubly excited to announce […]

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Unions Fighting Chemical Companies for Justice

In 2014, on the 30th anniversary of the world’s most deadly industrial disaster, a trade union delegation from Scotland and Wales visited Bhopal and met with survivors of the disaster who are still struggling for justice. The following year, Trade Union Friends of Bhopal was established by activists and delegates of the trip, along with […]

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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.