In Delhi activists and survivors of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy are protesting against DOW Chemical Company being a sponsor of the 2012 London Olympics. Almost three decades have passed since deadly methyl isocyanate gas leaked out of the Union Carbide factory in Bhopal, a city in central India, on Dec 3, 1984. Union Carbide became […]
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The Bhopal Medical Appeal were joined in London yesterday by supporters of the ‘200 days Left to Dump Dow!” campaign.
A British MP has urged Parliament to launch an investigation into Dow Chemical’s sponsorship of the 2012 London Olympic Stadium. Labour’s Barry Gardiner said there were grounds to believe the entire procurement process was a sham. London Olympics organizers’ decision to name controversial Dow Chemical Company as the sponsor of its seven million pounds fabric […]
• Former London mayor: ‘Olympic Games could be undermined’ • Indian Olympic Authority to discuss issue on 5 December The Olympic Stadium in Stratford will be surrounded by a wrap, sponsored by Dow, during the Games. Photograph: David Goddard/Getty Images Ken Livingstone, who was mayor of London when the city won the right to stage […]
India has threatened to boycott next year’s Olympic Games over a controversial sponsorship deal with a chemical firm. Dow Chemicals will pay for and make the £7million fabric wrap that goes around the metal skeleton at the top of the Olympic Stadium. The Indian Olympic Association are angry because Dow now own the Bhopal pesticide […]