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Twitter Action: Dow Chemical Stockholder Meeting 2015

Friends, Supporters, Survivors,

The Dow Chemical Company will host its 118th Annual Meeting of Stockholders on Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 10:00AM Eastern Time until 11:00AM Eastern Time.

Andrew Liveris, Dow Chairman and CEO, will deliver the keynote address. Here are the details.

This is an opportunity for us to tweet at Dow Chemical and remind them, and everyone, about the blood on their hands.

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Vigil For Bhopal At The Consulate General of India

Dear Friends & Bhopal supporters,

We are holding a small vigil outside the NYC consulate as part of Amnesty International’s annual Get on the Bus actions. The purpose of the action is to ask the Indian consulate to ensure that Dow is served and complies with the recent summons to appear in Indian courts. A letter to the consulate is attached which provides more context.

 

What: Vigil for Bhopal
Where: NYC Consulate 3 E 64th St, New York, NY 10065
When: Friday, April 17, 1:45 to 2:30 pm

 

We will have several posters, but feel free to bring your own. We will send out some suggested slogans for posters.

 

If you or your group is active on twitter please tweet the action to @DowChemical (also  @IndianEmbassyUS). We will send out messages and hashtags tomorrow.
You may print out and mail/fax attached letter, email it, or call the DC consulate. contact info is here. Let us know if you communicate with them.

 

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Press Statement: Bhopal Gas Victims condemn repeated non-appearance of the Dow Chemical Company, USA in the Bhopal District Court

17 March 2015

At a press conference today, five organisations fighting for the rights of the survivors of the December ‘84 Bhopal gas disaster expressed anger at the repeated non-appearance of The Dow Chemical Company, USA, current owner of Union Carbide, in response to the notice sent by the Bhopal District court.

The organizations blamed the Indian government’s weak- kneed attempts and the US government’s continued support to the offending corporations for the non-appearance of The Dow Chemical Company (TDCC), USA for the second time yesterday. The organisations have sent letters to the Indian Prime Minister and the American President seeking effective action on this matter.

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Hindustan Times: Bhopal court asks Dow to explain Union Carbide’s absence from trial

Survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy may have failed to bring Warren Anderson, the prime accused in the fatal accident to justice, but they have managed to get Dow Chemicals to face trial in a Bhopal court.

The US-based Dow Chemicals, which took over Union Carbide Corp (UCC) in 2001, has been summoned by the Bhopal district court to explain why it’s not making Union Carbide appear in the criminal case on Wednesday (November 12).

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