Category Archives: ICJB Press Releases, Statements, Letters

All press releases, statements, and open letters released by ICJB. Posts are tagged with main topic of release, such as “legal,” “medical,” or “anniversary”

Bhopal Survivors Ask Prime Minister to listen to their Mann Ki Baat

Press Release
October 31, 2021

On the sixth day of their 37- day campaign, the survivors of Union Carbide Disaster in Bhopal today sought answers from Prime Minister Modi. They asked, “Why has the Prime Minister not found time to meet the gas victims or talk about the victims of the world’s worst industrial disaster in any of his 5 visits to Bhopal ?”

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Survivors of Union Carbide disaster seek answers from State & Central govt on the 4th day of their 37day campaign

Press Conference
October 29, 2021

On the fourth day of their 37- day campaign, the survivors of Union Carbide Disaster in Bhopal today sought answers from the state & central governments regarding medical care of Bhopal gas victims. Despite the passage of 37 years the mainstay of healthcare of the survivors continue to be symptomatic drugs that provide temporary relief if at all. They asked,”Why are there still no treatment protocols for the proper treatment of gas victims, who as a result get only symptomatic treatments that often harm them?”

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Survivor organizations launch 37 day campaign for justice and a life of dignity to commemorate the 37th anniversary of the disaster

Four organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal today launched their 37- day campaign for justice and  a life of dignity for the Bhopal survivors to commemorate the 37th anniversary of the disaster.

Through the Campaign – “Bhopal Disaster : 37 years ; 37 questions” – the organizations wish to highlight urgent concerns regarding compensation, criminal justice, medical, economic and social rehabilitation and environmental remediation of polluted lands that need to be addressed to stop the ongoing disaster.

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Building a Memorial on the highly contaminated Union Carbide factory site is a “planned cover-up” of the crimes of Dow Chemical against the environment and people of Bhopal

Press Conference
7 July 2021

At a press conference today leaders of four organizations working with survivors of the Union Carbide disaster called the state government’s move to build a memorial on the highly contaminated factory site, a “planned cover-up” of the crimes of Dow Chemical against the environment and people in Bhopal.

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Bhopal gas victims protest in support of agitating farmers and ask for repeal of new laws which are designed to help corporations maximize their profits

Press Statement
21 December 2020

Four organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, today jointly held a demonstration in support of the ongoing agitation of the farmers. The organizations called for immediate scrapping of the recently passed farm laws that, they charged, were designed solely to help corporations maximize their profits.

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