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Dow Chemical- Black Planet Award. Berlin, 21st November.

Since 2006 ethecon (Foundation Ethics & Economy) has been presenting two annual awards: the International ethecon Blue Planet Award; and the International ethecon Black Planet Award. The International ethecon Blue Planet Award honours individuals who have shown extraordinary commitment in protecting and defending human ethics when faced with the apparently conflicting priorities of ethics and […]

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#BhopalFacing30 in Bologna, with Amnesty International Italia

Francesca Moore’s Arts Council Funded project #BhopalFacing30 goes from strength to strength. Her dedicated blog reports from a showing in Bologna, with Amnesty, last December and further announcements of 2015 events will follow soon. Picture shows Francesca (second from left), with representatives from Amnesty, plus Bhopal Disaster survivor and activist Sanjay Verma (centre). Further details […]

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Poll backs calls for Union Carbide to face court over Bhopal Disaster

New poll results published today show clear public support, in both India and the USA, for US corporation Union Carbide to face an Indian court over the Bhopal gas leak disaster which left more than 20,000 people dead and poisoned more than half a million in 1984. From Amnesty International. http://www.amnesty.org/en/news/new-poll-backs-calls-us-corporation-face-court-over-bhopal-disaster-2014-12-01 “This poll shows that […]

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Dow Chemical Blocks Shareholder Enquiry into Bhopal on 30th Anniversary of Disaster.

Amnesty International reports: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – As we near the 30th anniversary of the devastating gas leak from the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is still choosing to ignore the toxic legacy of the disaster. In stark contrast, survivors and residents of Bhopal have no choice but to live with […]

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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.