APPEAL FROM THE HUNGER STRIKERS


15th July, 2002

 

Dear Friends,

Please join the three hunger strikers from Bhopal (Rashida bi, Tara bai and Sathyu) and one thousand Bhopalis sitting on Dharna at Jantar Mantar, on 16th July, at 10.30 am. It will be the 22nd day of dharna and 19th day of hunger strike. Tomorrow the monsoon session of parliament begins.

For National Campaign Committee for Justice in Bhopal Toxics Link Delhi
H-2 Jungpura Extention
New Delhi 110 014
Tel: 4328006/4320711
Fax: 4321747
e-mail: tldelhi@vsnl.com

TEXAS HUNGER STRIKE - 16 JULY 2002

Dianne Wilson, will start a hunger strike at the Dow (previously Carbide) plant in Seadrift, Texas. Dianne, who runs a shrimp boat in a Texas bay that Dow pollutes, has traveled to Bhopal to testify against the company. She said today: "We are all human beings on this one planet. It's outrageous that the lives of
people in India are so devalued."

http://www.bioneers.org/features/heros.html#diane
http://www.motherjones.com/mother_jones/JA93/yamin.html

LONDON VIGIL AND FAST - 16 JULY 2002

We will be observing a fast and vigil outside the Indian High Commission, Aldwych, London WC2 from 11am to 5pm tomorrow, 16 July.

At 5pm we will read a statement from human rights campaigner Bianca Jagger and present a petition bearing hundreds of signatures to the Indian High Commissioner.

Nearest tube: Temple. Nearest mainline stations: Charing X and Waterloo.

More information: tim@lifecycle.demon.co.uk or indra.sinha@virgin.net

Mobile telephone on 16 July: (+44) 0781 517 2148

CLICK HERE FOR MAP OF CENTRAL LONDON SHOWING ALDWYCH

CAPE TOWN PROTEST - 16 JULY 2002

A number of us will deliver letters to the Indian High Commission in Bree Street, Cape Town at noon on Tuesday 16 July. You can also telephone your protest on 021 419 8110.

CLICK HERE FOR MAP OF CENTRAL CAPE TOWN

VENICE HUNGER STRIKE - 14-17 JULY 2002

Gianfranco Bettin, the pro-mayor of Venice and vice-president of the Italian Green Party, anounced today, together with other people, that they will do a hungerstrike from the 14th until the 17th of this month, in solidarity with the hunger strikers of Bhopal, and to attempt to break the silence. More information about this on the website of Radio Sherwood (Padova) which is a local radio of the 'compagni'.

LET US KNOW IF YOU HAVE AN ACTION PLANNED.

indra.sinha@virgin.net or remember-bhopal@lists.essential.org