Tag Archives: Indian Supreme Court

‘False Affidavit Submitted on Water Quality’

Four of the main groups representing survivors of the Bhopal Disaster have accused the local government of submitting a false affidavit to the Supreme Court of India regarding the quality of drinking water. The affidavit concerns water supplies that have been piped in to communities affected by ground water contaminated with chemicals emanating from toxic […]

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Curative Petition in the Supreme Court

Dow is a named respondent in a forthcoming ‘curative petition’, in the Indian Supreme Court. The curative petition refers to petitions filed before the Supreme Court that seek to prevent the abuse of court process and to cure a gross miscarriage of justice. The Indian Government (GoI) states its aim as to: ‘…cure the gross […]

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Indian Institute of Toxicological Research Tests Water of 20 More Bhopal Communities for Chemical Contamination

A recent interim order from the Indian Supreme Court has acknowledged that 20 more housing colonies have become affected by the contamination of their groundwater, bringing the overall number to 42, and a team from the Indian Institute of Toxicology Research (IITR) was due in Bhopal, on the 2nd April, to begin collecting water samples. […]

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‘Justice for Bhopal’ Avaaz Campaign

The online campaigning community Avaaz has launched a trial run of a campaign intending to further the cause seeking justice in Bhopal. The Indian Courts will shortly be hearing a ‘curative petition’ that seeks to redress the gross inadequacy of the 1989 settlement. The courts agree that the settlement resulted in an “irremediable injustice”. Dow […]

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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.