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Ziggy’s ‘Stratford Twinned With Bhopal’ Painting Up For Grabs!

A common sight at protest events in London, while we were opposing Dow Chemical’s sponsorship of London 2012, was a giant banner made by ‘rebel, recycler, bicycler, artist’ Lee ‘Ziggy’ Norton. The banner image was of a filthy, psychedelic Union Carbide factory spewing out toxic fumes from an oversized 2012 Olympic Torch. The caption on […]

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Sambhavna Trust Clinic Wins Indian Council of Medical Research Grant Award

Ayurvedic doctors at the Sambhavna Clinic have successfully applied for grant funding from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). The grant money, which is expected shortly, will be funding research focused on: “Ayurvedic Virechana therapy as a means to detoxify persons in Bhopal with history of chronic exposure to chemicals and heavy metals and […]

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Bhopal Medical Appeal Runners in London 10K 2017

Sunday 9th July was a lovely, baking hot day just right for a picnic in Hyde park. Unfortunately for the BMA running team, they had to run 10KM before being served a plateful of delicious curry and enjoying a nice, cold beer. A smaller team than normal for this popular event but, as ever, the […]

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Sambhavna Clinic an architecture of possibilities…..

Swati Janu writes about Sambhavna Clinic, Bhopal 2011, landscapes of memory ‘Situated on a two-acre piece of land just two kilometres from the Union Carbide Plant, the clinic acts as a research and documentation facility for the study of industrial disasters. The proximity of the clinic to the site of disaster is no coincidence, and […]

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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.