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Modi Govt Completes 1 Year, Bhopal Gas Victims have Nothing to Cheer

PRESS RELEASE from International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal At a press conference today, survivors of the December ‘84 Union Carbide gas disaster, condemned the NDA government for its failure to secure justice and provide rehabilitation during its one year rule. The conference was organized jointly by five Bhopal based organizations fighting for the rights […]

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Indian Environment Ministry ‘Red Flags’ UNEP Contamination Assessment Offer

An offer from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to perform a comprehensive assessment of the depth and spread of contaminants in and around the abandoned Union Carbide factory in Bhopal has been ‘red-flagged’ by the Indian government. UNEP has indicated its willingness to perform this unprecedented assessment but the formal process requires that the […]

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Bhopal Survivors congratulate Aam Aadami Party for victory in Delhi elections.

Bhopal Survivors congratulate Aam Aadami Party for victory in Delhi elections. Neither the current ruling party the BJP nor Congress, the previous incumbent, seem to have served the interests of the survivors at all well and the Aam Aadami Party is seen as a potential game-changer. A press statement from the combined survivors’ organisations: At […]

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Obama fails to speak up for Bhopal

“The failure of President Obama to speak up will embolden US-based companies to ignore accountability for their involvement in human rights abuses.” Amnesty International. ‘A U.S. company failing to comply with legitimate court order should be explained.’ ‘On the eve of President Obama’s trip to India to be the chief guest of India’s Republic Day […]

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We believe Dow & DuPont 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.