Over the last week Indian newspapers, including the Times of India, have been reporting that work is proposed to start imminently on a memorial to the Bhopal gas tragedy at the very the scene of the disaster- the abandoned Union Carbide pesticide factory which still sits, rotting, almost thirty-two years after the toxic gas release. […]
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Acclaimed feature documentary ’Bhopali’, by award winning director Van Maximilian Carlson presents a modern portrait of shattered lives within communities surrounding the abandoned pesticides factory, site of the infamous 1984 gas disaster in Bhopal. Bhopali follows several children as they and their families cope with the ongoing medical, social and environmental fallout, as well as […]
Short, independent film showing Bhopal at the 25th anniversary. Shocking that the ongoing contamination disaster has only become worse in the five years since. Our thanks go to Sylvie Joly and Louis Roy.
Survivors in Bhopal mark 29 years since the Union Carbide gas disaster with marches, a torchlit rally and the burning of a Dow Chemical effigy. Leaders of five organizations of the survivors of the disaster also presented their list of demands at a press conference. The leaders expressed hope that the soon to be elected […]
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 […]