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”

Survivor Orgs Celebrate as Bhopal Court’s Summon is Served Upon Dow, Demand CBI to Ensure Speedy Prosecution

Press Conference
October 2, 2023

At a Press Conference today, four organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster celebrated their success in having the summons of the Bhopal District Court served upon The Dow Chemical Company in the criminal case arising out of the December 1984 gas disaster. They demanded that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ensure speedy prosecution of the US corporation, that owns Union Carbide, for exemplary punishment for sheltering a fugitive from justice for the last 22 years.

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Survivor Organisations Thank 12 US Congresspersons For The Unprecedented Action on Dow Summons

Five Bhopal based organizations thanked the 12 Congressmen for this unprecedented action. “It is indeed heartening to find some of the most powerful voices in the US Congress calling for the US DOJ to act as per law and stop their country’s image being sullied as a safe haven for criminal corporations.” Said Goldman Environmental awardee and president of the Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Stationery Karmchari Sangh, Rashida Bee.

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Congressmembers call on the US Department of Justice to serve Bhopal Gas Disaster criminal summons on Dow Inc

Reps insist the DoJ must honor Bilateral Treaty obligations by acting on India’s request, for the 7th time, that it serve summons on the US chemical giant

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Survivors Orgs Demand That Govt Take Legal Steps to Make Union Carbide & Dow Accountable as Scientific Study Confirms Long Term Health Damage to Next Generation of Gas Victims

Press Release
June 24, 2023

Five organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster today addressed a press conference on the recently published scientific study on the health impact of the disaster on children who were in the wombs of their mothers when they inhaled the poisonous gas.

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Survivor organisations claim that the 34 page judgement of the Supreme Court shows bias for Union Carbide – a proclaimed absconder

Press Conference
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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