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Boycott Dow until they do right by Bhopal

by Tom Begnal on the dailykos blog Some stories are hard to believe simply because they carry truths that stagger the senses. Here’s one that can be summed up in a single sentence: After a factory causes the death of thousands of people, the corporate owner shuts it down and moves out leaving behind a […]

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Mr Sarosh Daruvala

It was with great sadness that we learned recently of the death of one of our committed supporters, Sarosh Daruvala. The Bhopal Medical Appeal clearly meant a lot to Sarosh. He had just completed a children’s book, entitled Raju’s Story. It was inspired by the real-life experiences of a young Bhopali boy, coping with birth […]

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Peter and David Galsworthy Hiking The John Muir Trail

The John Muir Trail (JMT) is a big hike!  It’s 220 miles crosses California’s High Sierra from Yosemite to Mount Whitney. This is a land of 13,000- 14,000 foot peaks, of soaring granite cliffs, of lakes by the thousand, of canyons 5,000 feet deep. It is a land uncrossed by road for 140 miles. And […]

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Dow Live Earth

Campaigners have condemned the sponsorship of a ‘run for water’ event by a chemicals company that refuses to take responsibility of a gas tragedy that continues to contaminate water for survivors. Dow Chemical is sponsoring Al Gore’s Live Earth event taking place today across the globe. Participants in New York and over 150 cities around […]

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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.