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The Bhopal Marathon: Hell’s Angels

An account of the terrible toll of Union Carbide’s gas on the unborn children of Bhopal. Almost half of all pregnant women exposed to Carbide’s gas spontaneously aborted. In the months that followed the city experienced what a Swedish doctor described as ‘a spate of horrific births’. A child is born. It is past midnight […]

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The Bhopal Marathon: After The Gas (Part 5.)

After The Gas (Part 5.) Sathyu Saranghi, tells the story of the early weeks after the disaster. He describes a community taking a crash course in activist politics and goes on to wonder about his own, growing role in assisting the Survivor’s movement. It was interesting to observe how the disaster and its aftermath quickly […]

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The Bhopal Marathon: After The Gas (Part 4.)

After The Gas (Part 4.) Sathyu Saranghi, describing the situation just after the disaster, describes survivor’s reactions and earliest mobilisation against the nexus of Union Carbide and the authorities. ‘The Big Picture’ Another drama was unfolding at that time. On the road leading to the factory, workers from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and other Hindu […]

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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.