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Bhopal survivors direct action at Chief Minister’s house.

At noon today survivors of the Bhopal gas disaster, neighbourhood residents of the abandoned Union Carbide factory and their supporters locked themselves to the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister’s residence seeking adequate compensation and clean up of the contaminated factory site. Outside the CM’s residence protesters staged a die-in and hundreds more gathered to remind the […]

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A Victory for Bhopal Women

Leaders of the Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Stationery Karmchari Sangh (BGPMSKS) a trade union of women survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, have announced their victory in a 23 year long legal battle for parity at work. The women survivors were employed as workers, at a government stationery production unit, as part of official […]

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Survivors Organisations in Bhopal have Charged the Local Government with Criminal Neglect in Providing Clean Drinking Water to Local Residents

Press Release At a press conference today, leaders of the five organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal charged the Madhya Pradesh government with criminal neglect in providing clean drinking water to neighbourhood residents of the abandoned pesticide factory. They said that thousands of residents are forced to drink and cook with […]

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International Women’s Week: Women of Bhopal Exhibition

A collection of photographs celebrating International Women’s Week will be displayed at the Nehru Centre in London next week. The photos, taken by artist Sharmila Runa Green, focus on local women from Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, engaged in their normal everyday activities. Many are working mothers. Some make jewellery or clothes for a living. Others are […]

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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.