April 10th: women mourners at the "die-in", the deaths were symbolic but the grief was real

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FROM THE BHOPAL CENTRAL CHRONICLE
Women symbolically mourn near fellow protestors lying on the ground as corpses during a protest against the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 10, 2006.
Survivors of the Bhopal gas leak disaster have threatened to go on an indefinite hunger strike unless the Indian government forced U.S. chemical major, Dow Chemical Co., to pay for the cleanup of thousands of tons of toxic waste that were dumped at the site of the world’s worst industrial disaster 22 years ago.
The leak of lethal methyl isocyanate gas from a pesticide plant killed at least 10,000 people and affected some 550,000 others in the central Indian city of Bhopal in December 1984.

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