Tag Archives: Supreme Court

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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Pressure building on Dow over Bhopal gas leak case

Pressure building on Dow ( #DowChemical ) over Bhopal gas leak case THE HINDU reports: The Dow Chemical Company came under renewed pressure from human rights organisations this week as the date for its court appearance in Bhopal edged closer, to answer the court on why its wholly owned subsidiary, the Union Carbide Company (UCC), […]

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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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Government unwilling to revise Bhopal tragedy toll

The government is not keen to change the classification of victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy in its curative petition before the Supreme Court and allow higher compensation for thousands or admit to a higher number of fatalities, although it is ready to consider doubling the relief demanded for the small number it currently accepts […]

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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.