Tag Archives: Union Carbide

Is a Bhopal survivor’s life worth 100 times less than that of an Alaskan sea bird?

In the website of the International Campaign for Justice (ICJB) a shocking fact reveals that: “Corporations value a Bhopal survivor’s life at 100 times less than that of an Alaskan sea bird. This seems unbelievable but it’s actually true. In 1989 Exxon spent $51,000 on the rehabilitation of each bird affected by its oil disaster. […]

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Disaster Survivors Urgently Need Your Help to Prevent Historic Injustice

Is the forthcoming Curative Petition the last chance for the survivors of the Bhopal Disaster to get adequate and fair compensation? The International Campaign for justice in Bhopal (ICJB) certainly thinks so and has launched a campaign asking for online help. ICJB is calling for the correct figures for deaths, injury and ensuing chronic illness […]

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World Autism Awareness Day – “Together We Can”

Joined by the international community, hundreds of thousands of landmarks, buildings, homes and communities around the world, light blue in recognition of people living with autism. Autism-friendly events and educational activities take place all month to increase understanding and acceptance and foster worldwide support. On the twelfth annual World Autism Awareness Day, April 2, 2019 special […]

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When is a Settlement NOT a Settlement

Thirty years ago today, a ‘settlement’ was made for the Bhopal Disaster. There was no consultation with its survivors. Union Carbide paid $470m dollars, which represented an absolute pittance when shared out among survivor, with most receiving only a few hundred dollars. By the summer of 1988 pressure was building after a fourth summons to […]

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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.