March 20, 2023
At a press conference today organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal presented their response to the decision of the Supreme Court that was made available online on March 15, 2023. Earlier, the organizations had condemned the decision on the day the Curative Petition for additional compensation for the disaster was dismissed by the Bench on March 14.
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March 14, 2023
Five organizations of the December 1984 Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal today jointly condemned the Supreme Court’s dismissal of the Curative Petition. Likening today’s decision with the apex court’s February 1989 decision on the settlement of the case, the organizations called it a “judicial assault on the constitutional and legal rights of the Bhopal survivors”. The organizations resolved to
continue their struggle for justice in Bhopal till all survivors are adequately compensated.
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December 31, 2022
Five organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal called off the waterless fast by 10 women survivors this afternoon after positive responses from both state and central governments.
According to the organizations, in a phone call with the leaders of the organizations this afternoon, the Minister of Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief & Rehabilitation in the state government expressed agreement with the facts and figures presented by them and promised to finalize details in a meeting on January 4, 2023.
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December 30, 2022
10 women survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal today began their indefinite fast without water demanding proper additional compensation for deaths and injuries caused by the disaster. Addressing a press conference, leaders of the five survivors’ organizations leading the Satyagraha said that the Bhopal survivors will be denied proper compensation once again if the central and state governments do not revise figures of death and extent of injuries in the soon to be heard Curative Petition for additional compensation from Union Carbide and its owner Dow Chemical.
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December 20, 2022
At a Press Conference today, five organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal condemned the ongoing silence of the state and central governments over the figures of death and extent of injuries caused by the December 1984 disaster. They announced that if they do not get information on the revision of figures in the Curative Petition by 26th December, they will launch peaceful mass action to make the governments fulfill their promise. The Curative Petition for additional compensation from Union Carbide and its owner Dow Chemical for the Bhopal gas disaster is scheduled to be heard on January 10.
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