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39th Anniversary: Survivors Demand Compensation, Commission on Bhopal and Punishment For the Guilty Corporations

Press Statement
02 December 2023

Hundreds of members of five organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal today marched with torches to honour those killed by the disaster. The torchlight procession ended at the foot of the statue of the Mother, a memorial built opposite the abandoned pesticide factory. The leaders of the organizations presented their demands amid chants of “Mourn for the Dead Fight for the Living.”

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On the 39th Anniversary, Survivor Orgs Condemn Attempts of Dept of Gas Relief to close down the Dept.

Press Conference
November 30, 2023

Addressing a press conference on the occasion of the 39th Anniversary of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, leaders of five survivors’ organizations celebrated their recent victory in making Dow Chemical appear in the Bhopal court. The leaders strongly condemned attempts by the Minister and officials of the Department of Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief & Rehabilitation to close down the department. The organizations congratulated the artists and makers of the series “The Railwaymen” for a powerful telling of the story of the disaster and its aftermath.

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