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Bhopal Survivors March and Burn Effigies of Responsible Corporation

Today, in Bhopal, five gas disaster survivors’ organisations marched to the abandoned Union Carbide factory where a traditional burning of effigies took place. The effigy represented the boards of Union Carbide Dow Chemical and DuPont. Dow has recently merged with DuPont to form the world’s largest chemical company. Between them they are the sole owner […]

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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.