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The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal launches United Nations campaign

On the occasion of the United Nations Social Justice Day (February 20th), the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB) has launched a year-long United Nations campaign. The Bhopal gas disaster has reached its 30th year, and has gotten significantly worse for the affected communities. We ask: (1) Why the United Nations has been silent […]

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New evidence shows Union Carbide’s role in designing and building Bhopal chemical plant that killed thousands and continues to pollute water

On January 29th the plaintiffs in a lawsuit, in the court of the Southern District of New York, released new evidence demonstrating the Union Carbide Corporations  direct role in designing and building the Bhopal pesticide plant, site of the world’s worst industrial disaster. Previously, Union Carbide had claimed that Union Carbide India Ltd were responsible […]

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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.