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Human Rights in a Posthuman World

Upendra Baxi is an exciting and challenging legal scholar. Until last year he served as Professor of Law in Development at the University of Warwick. He has been the Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi (1990-1994), prior to which he held the position of Professor of Law at the same university for 23 years (1973-1996). […]

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Rajan Sharma, Counsel for Bhopal victims in the US lawsuit

Rajan Sharma specialises in international law and complex litigation. He became involved in the Bhopal gas victims’ quest for justice even before he graduated from the Washington College of Law at American University, Washington, in 1996. Since then he has been compiling evidence for the case against the Union Carbide Corporation. As counsel for five […]

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Bhopal survivors slam Indian government for neglect

Bhopal survivors slam Indian government for neglect of people poisoned by Union Carbide & Dow Chemical Addressing a press conference on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Union Carbide Bhopal gas disaster, leaders of five organisations fighting for the rights of the people exposed to Union Carbide’s poisons today condemned the central government […]

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Michael Eavis becomes patron of the Bhopal Medical Appeal

English dairy farmer and founder of the Glastonbury Festival, Michael Eavis CBE has become the new patron of UK-based charity, the Bhopal Medical Appeal (BMA) which funds the award-winning, free Sambhavna Clinic in Bhopal, India – site of the world’s worst industrial disaster, the 1984 Union Carbide gas leak. Following the BMA’s growing volunteer litterpicker […]

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Commemorating the 26th anniversary

Join us in remembering the dead and celebrating the spirit of the Bhopal survivors on Thursday 2nd December. We, staff and volunteers at the Bhopal Medical Appeal will be joining the Bhopalis and thousands of supporters the world over in lighting candles and torches. As the Bhopalis’ fight enters its 26th year, how can we […]

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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.