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On the 37th Anniversary of the gas disaster, survivor organizations in Bhopal condemned Dow USA for its systematic discrimination against victims of the ongoing disaster

Press Conference
02 December 2021

On the occasion of the 37th Anniversary of the Union Carbide disaster, leaders of four survivors’ organizations in Bhopal condemned The Dow Chemical Company, USA for its systematic discrimination against survivors of the gas disaster and victims of groundwater contamination.

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प्रदूषित भूजल पीड़ितों ने मुफ्त इलाज, प्रदूषित इलाके की ज़हर सफाई और यूनियन कार्बाइड के वर्तंमान मालिक डाव केमिकल कम्पनी से मुआवजा की माँग कि

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दिनांक 1 दिसम्बर 2019

चार स्थानीय संगठनों की अगुआई में यूनियन कार्बाइड के ज़हरीली कचरे से प्रदूषित भूजल के पीड़ितों ने आज परित्यक्त कीटनाशक कारखाने के पास मानव श्रृंखला बनाकर प्रदर्शन किया | भोपाल में यूनियन कार्बाइड हादसे की 35वीं बरसी के पहले इस प्रदर्शन के ज़रिए प्रदूषित भूजल पीड़ितों ने मुफ्त इलाज, प्रदूषित इलाके की ज़हर सफाई और यूनियन कार्बाइड के वर्तंमान मालिक डाव केमिकल कम्पनी से मुआवजा की माँग कि | संगठनों ने मध्य प्रदेश सरकार पर यह आरोप लगाया कि वह कारखाने के प्रदूषित परिसर पर हादसे का स्मारक बनाकर अब तक जारी इस पर्यावरणीय अपराध को दबा देने की कोशिश कर रही है |

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Victims of Union Carbide Contamination Demand Free Healthcare, Clean up and Compensation from Dow Chemical

Press Statement

December 01, 2019

Led by four local organizations, victims of chronic exposure to groundwater contaminated by Union Carbide’s poisonous wastes, today formed a human chain near the long abandoned pesticide factory. Demonstrating on the eve of the 35th anniversary of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, the victims demanded free health care, clean-up of the contaminated lands and adequate compensation from Dow Chemical, current owner of Union Carbide. The organizations said that the MP government’s plan to build a memorial to the disaster at the factory site was but a cover-up for this ongoing crime against the environment and people.

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34 Years After the Union Carbide Disaster: Contamination Spreading, Miserable Condition of Healthcare, Corruption in Rehabilitation Funds & Guilty Corporations Protected by our Governments

Press Conference

December 2, 2018

Addressing a Press Conference on the occasion of the 34th Anniversary of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal, leaders of four survivors’ organisations said that the Indian government is protecting the criminal corporations with more zeal and being more indifferent towards the victims, ever since Mr. Modi became the Prime Minister.

The organisations said that Mr. Modi’s special relationship with Dow Chemical, Union Carbide’s owner, is known since he was the Chief Minister of Gujarat where Dow tried to set up a joint venture with Gujarat Chemicals and Alkalis in 2008. As the Prime Minister, Modi is known to have invited Dow Chemical’s CEO to a special dinner and photo-op during one of his visits to US in 2015.

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Survivors’ Organizations Charge Gas Tragedy Minister Vishwas Sarang of Deliberate Inaction

Press Conference

November 22, 2018

Leaders of four organizations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal today charged Minister of Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief & Rehabilitation, Vishwas Sarang of deliberate inaction on the issue of criminal liability of Union Carbide Corporation. The organizations said that despite their urgent request, the Minister has not taken a single step in the last eight months, to prevent Union Carbide Corporation from escaping criminal liability for the gas disaster of December 1984.

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