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Eduardo Galeano

Eduardo Galeano and Bhopal

Among the most articulate of Bhopal campaign supporters, a super-continent away, was a greatly gifted man who died last year – the former political prisoner, journalist and author from Uruguay, Eduardo Galeano. He was considered, among other things, “global soccer’s pre-eminent man of letters” and “a literary giant of the Latin American left” and somehow […]

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Bhopal by Eduardo Galeano

  In the middle of the night, people woke up to a nightmare: the air was on fire. The year was 1984, and in the city of Bhopal, India, a Union Carbide Corporation factory exploded. None of the security systems worked. Or better put: profitability scarified safety by imposing drastic cost reductions. A crime termed […]

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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.