Monthly Archives: February 2019

Disaster Survivors Call on Gas Relief Minister to Honour Compensation Promise

Today, 25th February, organisations representing survivors of the Bhopal Disaster held a press conference calling on the Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief Minister to honour a pre-election promise of greater compensation. As a part of their “Intezaar-E-Insaf” (Waiting for Justice) programme, they challenge the minister to address a gathering of an expected 1,000 survivors at the […]

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When is a Settlement NOT a Settlement

Thirty years ago today, a ‘settlement’ was made for the Bhopal Disaster. There was no consultation with its survivors. Union Carbide paid $470m dollars, which represented an absolute pittance when shared out among survivor, with most receiving only a few hundred dollars. By the summer of 1988 pressure was building after a fourth summons to […]

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Chingari Celebrates Republic Day

Republic Day is celebrated by many in India as recognition of the nation’s independence. It stands in remembrance of the day its constitution came into force on January 26, 1950, completing the country’s transition into an independent republic. It is a national holiday with much effort is put towards organizing events and celebrations. There are […]

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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.