Tag Archives: London 2012 Olympics

Avril’s Blog: Chingari’s Annual Sports Day

Never mind that the weak British Government refused to ban Dow Chemicals from sponsoring the UK Olympics, here in India the children at Chingari in Bhopal demonstrated a strength and resilience that would put the whole of the British Government and the Olympics Committee to shame. Yesterday I, along with Anne another Bhopal fundraiser opened […]

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Shop for Hope at Design Temple, Mumbai

Divya Thakur is a graphic artist who has launched an appeal at Design Temple in Mumbai committing 10% of sales to the Bhopal Medical Appeal. The campaign, launched for the 28th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster will run  from the 3rd- 8th December 2012. Divya has previously supported the BMA by designing a poster for […]

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Art During the Olympics- The Bhopal Enigma

A sculpture titled ‘The Bhopal Enigma’ by sculptor Stephen Vince began its UK tour at the London Olympics in protest of Dow Chemicals’ sponsorship of the games. Campaigners see this sponsorship as an attempt to ‘greenwash’ their reputation rather than mend some of the human damage and suffering that they have caused since their take […]

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Dow’s Wake Up Call

Campaigners in London yesterday paid a early morning visit to Dow executives who were staying in the Mayfair Four Seasons Hotel to demonstrate that London does not want to play any part in their toxic legacy. The sponsorship of the London Olympic games by Dow Chemical has sparked months of controversy over their involvement with […]

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Video: The Justice Element

This video is a response to Dow Chemical’s “The Human Element.” Dow is responsible for the ongoing disaster in Bhopal, India, which has caused the death of an estimated 25,000 people to date. While Dow will be enjoying goodwill and recognition through their Olympic sponsorship contract until the year 2020, Bhopalis continue to suffer disease […]

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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.