Today, in Bhopal on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Gas Disaster, five survivors’ organisations marched to the abandoned Union Carbide factory where a traditional burning of effigies took place. More photos, click to enlarge. All photo Credit: Rohit Jain.
On the eve of the 34th anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster members of Bhopal Gas Peedit Nirashrit Pensionbhogi Sangharsh Morcha (BGPNPSM) protest in the blazing midday sunshine at Neelam Park in Bhopal. . They’re also pointing out that the Indian Government’s ‘curative petition’ which aims to address the inadequacies of that settlement is itself using […]
Late in the evening, thirty-four years ago today, the world’s worst industrial disaster rumbled in to life as highly toxic MIC gas began spewing from tank E610 on Union Carbide’s dilapidated pesticide factory in the heart of a populous central Indian city, Bhopal. Within three days the trail of devastation saw as many as 8-10,000 […]
Press release from four organisations of survivors of the Bhopal Disaster, statement given at a press conference in Bhopal, December 2, 2018. Addressing a Press Conference on the occasion of the 34th Anniversary of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, leaders of four survivors’ organisations said that the Indian government is protecting the criminal corporations […]
Each year, as the anniversary of the disaster approaches, children being treated at the Chingari trust Rehabilitation Centre gather to hold their own candlelit vigil in honour of the thousands who perished during the Gas Tragedy of 1984. Press Release from the Chingari Trust On the eve of 1st December 2018 a tribute to the […]