Below are links to recent media coverage of the Bhopalis’ White House petition and the supportive music video by Sofia Ashraf:
Continue reading Media Coverage of the Bhopal White House Petition
To Honourable Prime Minister
152, South Block, Raisina Hill, New Delhi-110011
14 June 2016
Sub: Instruct CBI to take harsher measures against The Dow Chemical Company (TDCC) in the ongoing criminal matter (MJC 91/92) on Bhopal disaster
Dear Mr. Prime Minister,
On behalf of the survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal we wish to share with you the good news that due to the initiative of the survivors and support from the international community it has been possible for us to collect within 30 days, 100, 000 signatures on a petition to the US President demanding that the US Department of Justice serve the Bhopal District Court’s notice upon The Dow Chemical Company (TDCC), USA so that it appears in the ongoing criminal case on the disaster on July 13, 2016. As per the order of the Bhopal court, TDCC is expected to explain to the court why it has not made its 100 % subsidiary Union Carbide Corporation appear in the ongoing criminal case on the Bhopal disaster.
Continue reading Letter to PM Modi: Instruct CBI to Take Harsher Measures Against Dow
June 14, 2016
Leaders of five organisations of survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal today announced the successful completion of the petition to the US Whitehouse in the matter of the criminal case on the disaster. The leaders are hopeful that in the process of responding to the petition the US Department of Justice will serve the Bhopal District Court’s notice on Union Carbide’s owner Dow Chemical so that it appears in the criminal case on July 13. The organisations said that they have sent a letter to the Prime Minister seeking directions to the prosecution, Central Bureau of Investigation to call for harsher measures against Dow Chemical if it fails to appear on July 13.
Continue reading Press Release: Victory! Goal of 100,000 Signatures on White House Petition Met
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