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Bhopal Themed Play Commemorates Korea’s ‘Se-wol ferry disaster’

In 2014, the Se-wol ferry sank off Korea’s coast and more than three-hundred people, mostly high school students on a school trip, lost their lives. Many Koreans thought it was more than a simple accident. Rather, it was a disaster that symbolized the structural problems of Korean society: a lack of responsibility from the leaders, […]

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The Loss of a True Friend

With great sadness, we must report the loss of a true friend. Ganga Ram was a well-loved man, one of the ‘elders’ of Oriya Busti, and an unofficial custodian of the Oria school, founded with funds from the Dominique Lapierre foundation. Ganga and family, along with the other residents of Oriya were among the most […]

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Women Survivor Activists

Women Survivor Activists (a working title) is a work-in-progress series of empowering formal portraits of women living in the shadows of the Bhopal Disaster site. Working with anthropologist Apoorva Dixit, born in Bhopal but raised in Memphis by parents who had narrowly escaped the disaster, photographer Francesca Moore has begun collecting stories of some of […]

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Movement in the Criminal Case, Protest at the Curative Petition

The Indian Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has led the Bhopal Courts to proceed with a further application for serving notice on Dow to appear under the (Mutual Legal Assistance Treaty) MLAT on criminal matters. This is the first occasion on which notice will have been served since the merger with DuPont and the subsequent […]

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BMA Runners Tackle British London 10K

A five-strong team of runners set out on the British London 10k in support of the Bhopal Medical Appeal last Sunday, 21st July. A muggy, warm Sunday morning, preceding this week’s heatwave, presented trying enough conditions but our runners all made respectable times around the central London course. Among this year’s runners was Martin Stott, […]

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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.