about the bizarre US military invasion of bhopal.net, Warren
Anderson's dinner party, the discovery of Carbide's secret "poison
papers" and more. Do you want to write for us? Get
on covers for more information
Eckerman has worked with the Bhopal survivors since 1993, this is
a valuable and up-to-date account of the disaster and the continuing
disastrous health consequences. Royalties go to the free Sambhavna
Clinic in Bhopal.
powerful, moving critique of the cultural madness which is destroying
our planet, which includes a history of Union Carbide massacres
including Hawk's Tunnel and Bhopal. Interview with Derrick Jensen
coming soon to bhopal.fm
of bhopal.net, Bhopal alerts from Google and a magical mystery tour
of the website.
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example, you have a school project, or are a lawyer or journalist,
try this page which organises the
materials on the website according to the many different needs of
people who use it. Check to see if your special interest is there.
We will constantly be adding to the resources listed.
If the pages above don't have what you are looking for, you can
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In the re-organised website, subjects are
being grouped under as few headings as possible.
NIGHT tells the story of the 1984 disaster and unfolds all
its consequences including the medical and legal aftermath.
DAY POISONING tells the story of the abandoned factory and
the thousands of tons of toxic chemicals abandoned there, with
consequences for health and related legal actions.
THE ICJB IS DOING gives a portrait of the International Campaign
for Justice in Bhopal and what it (and its predecessor groups)
have done and are doing to obtain justice, medical help, compensation
and rehabilitation for the survivors.
YOU CAN DO gives the many ways in which you can become involved
in the Battle for Bhopal, whether you want to plunge in deeply,
for example volunteering in Bhopal or working with the ICJB, or
whether you just want to register your support.
will eventually contain all our available reference material.
Here you will find find pictures, media reports, our document
library, website page listings, features, FAQ and so on.
GRAPHIC OVERVIEW OF THE ISSUES
the beginning, the story of Bhopal involved issues of planning,
design, engineering, funding, unproven technology, chemical risk,
labour relations, management competence, the Indian subsidiarys
relationship with its US parent and decision-making process, cost-cutting,
lack of maintenance and a near-complete and well-documented disregard
for safety. (There had been several gas leaks, some fatal, prior
to 1984.) With the disaster of 1984 the subject acquired a horrific
new medical dimension and began to sprout lawsuits and legal stand-offs
(several distinct phases of legal warfare must be taken into account).
The story was always complicated, the passing of nearly two decades
has so thoroughly tangled its threads that unravelling them now
is a huge task. Although individual journalists have delved into
this or that aspect of the Bhopal aftermath - the lawsuits, Carbides
and Dows attempts to wriggle out of taking responsibility,
the role of Indian politics at Central and State level, the environmental
consequences of the the contaminated factory - nobody has ever yet
put the whole picture together. This mind-map based approach tries
to do just that, to create a landscape of the Bhopal gas and water
disasters and the issues surrounding them. Find
the Bhopal glyph here.
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