THE WORLDWIDE HUNGER STRIKE - 17 JULY - 27 AUGUST
Immediately the Delhi dharna ended, a lone woman wearing a cowboy hat settled herself in the back of a battered pick-up truck
The hunger strikes around the world, involving increasing numbers of people, aim to bring pressure on the Indian government to withdraw its application, and to put pressure on Dow Chemicals (of which Union Carbide is now a wholly-owned subsidiary) to
Check http://www.indiatogether.org/opinions/sarangi.htm for Sathyu's account of being visited in jail in Houston, Texas by an executive of Union Carbide, who'd had him arrested the day before for distributing leaflets about Bhopal at its AGM. "Where you and I have eyes,"wrote Sathyu, "he had frozen cubes."
UPDATES FROM NEW DELHI
Appeal from hunger strikers, July 15
ACTIONS PLANNED FOR JULY 16
Texas hunger strike. London vigil and petition. Cape Town protest. Venice hunger strike.
Dominique Lapierre& Javier Moro have written a devastating indictment of Carbide's activities in Bhopal leading up to the gas leak. This is why the company must be brought to court. Follow the links below to get straight to the book at Amazon. Part of the royalties go to medical relief for the gas survivors. See also Dominique's article, Mercy for the Martyrs of Bhopal!
US edition . UK edition. French edition
COMMUNIQUES AND PRESS RELEASES
SIX POSTERS TO HELP IN YOUR ACTIONS
The terror twins (pdf file 235K)
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View posters here (small files)