Category Archives: Political

Dow Chemical Blocks Shareholder Enquiry into Bhopal on 30th Anniversary of Disaster.

Amnesty International reports: (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – As we near the 30th anniversary of the devastating gas leak from the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is still choosing to ignore the toxic legacy of the disaster. In stark contrast, survivors and residents of Bhopal have no choice but to live with […]

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Black workers’ conference of Scottish TUC passes motion in support of Bhopal struggles

On the 6th October the Black Workers’ Conference of the Scottish trade union congress unanimously passed a motion in support of the Bhopalis’ struggles. Bhopal Disaster 30 Years On “That this Conference notes the forthcoming anniversary of 30 years since the catastrophic Bhopal disaster, still considered the world’s worst industrial accident with 20,000 deaths, 500,000 […]

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The BMA mixes with the stars at ‘Bhopal A Prayer For Rain’ screening in New York.

Representatives and campaigners from the Bhopal Medical Appeal were invited to attend a special screening of Ravi Kumar’s Bhopal A Prayer For Rain at the prestigious Plaza Hotel in New York on September the 18th. The film directed by Ravi Kumar  stars Martin Sheen, Kal Penn, Mischa Barton, Tannishtha Chatterji, Fagun Thakar and Rajpal Yadav. Billed as […]

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"As an example of a holistic, environmentally-sound, community-focused and patient-centred approach to healthcare, the Sambhavna Clinic is way ahead of anything I have ever visited or worked in, anywhere in the world."

Dr John Hurst, Senior Lecturer, Honorary Consultant, UCL Medical School / Royal Free Hampstead NHS, London