December 2nd & 3rd, 2006, 22nd Anniversary of the Bhopal Disaster Day of Action

On December 2nd, we gathered on Boston Common and staged a “funeral march” carrying coffins and bearers representing those who died and are dying daily. From Boston Common we marched to State St. Bank, which is the 5th largest Dow shareholder and hold voting authority for 24.8 million shares of Dow stock as of 9/30/06. That is stock worth almost a billion dollars ($994 million). We wanted to remind them that they have a responsibilty for human rights as much as they do for profit, and they have an obligation to vote in favor of the Bhopal Resolution at a minimum to assure that Dow Chemical does take action in Bhopal.

Join us! Everyone is welcome!

Saturday, December 2nd, 2006 11:30am
Funeral March in Remembrance
Meeting outside Park St. T-stop at 11:30am
March, Rally and Outreach from 12-2pm

Join us in a “funeral march” carrying coffins and bearers representing those who died and are dying daily in Bhopal to raise awareness about this ongoing disaster. At the end of our march, we will hear from Klare X. Allen of Roxbury Safety Net who is working to prevent parallel injustices from taking place in Boston with the BU Biolab.
Our current route is from Park St. to State St. Bank and back to Park St. State St is the 5th largest Dow shareholder and hold voting authority for 24.8 million shares of Dow stock as of 9/30/06. That is stock worth almost a billion dollars ($994 million). We want to remind them this Saturday that they have a responsibilty for human rights as much as they do for profit, and they have an obligation to vote in favor of the Bhopal Resolution at a minimum to assure that Dow Chemical does take action in Bhopal (Map of Walking Route).

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Download the Media Advisory here!

Sunday, December 3rd, 2006 3-5pm
Bhopal Survivor & Former Carbide Doctor Speaks
3-5pm, MIT, 77 Mass. Ave. Cambridge, Room 4-231

Dr. KumKum Modwel quit a promising career at Union Carbide because she recognized the catastrophic threat that the plant posed to its workers and to the city of Bhopal. She was exposed to the gas during the disaster and will talk about her experiences at Union Carbide, as a survivor, and her return visit to Bhopal 20 years later.

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