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ICJB’s Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights

On 29th March 2024, The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal made a submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights, Dr. Marcos A. Orellana. The submission highlighted the ongoing impacts faced by women survivors and next generations of the 1984 Bhopal Gas Tragedy due to exposure to the gas and to contaminated ground water. Continue reading ICJB’s Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics and Human Rights

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Building a Memorial on the highly contaminated Union Carbide factory site is a “planned cover-up” of the crimes of Dow Chemical against the environment and people of Bhopal

Press Conference
7 July 2021

At a press conference today leaders of four organizations working with survivors of the Union Carbide disaster called the state government’s move to build a memorial on the highly contaminated factory site, a “planned cover-up” of the crimes of Dow Chemical against the environment and people in Bhopal.

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प्रदूषित कारखाना परिसर पर हादसे का स्मारक बनाने की सरकार की योजना डाव केमिकल द्वारा पर्यावरण और लोगों पर किए जा रहे अपराधों को एक नियोजित तरीके से दबाने की कोशिश है

पत्रकार वार्ता
7 जुलाई 2021

दिसंबर 84 के यूनियन कार्बाइड गैस हादसे के पीड़ितों के बीच काम कर रहे चार संगठनों के नेताओं ने आज एक पत्रकार वार्ता में कहा कि प्रदूषित कारखाना परिसर पर हादसे का स्मारक बनाने की सरकार की यह योजना डाव केमिकल द्वारा पर्यावरण और लोगों पर किए जा रहे अपराधों को एक नियोजित तरीके से दबाने की कोशिश है |

Continue reading प्रदूषित कारखाना परिसर पर हादसे का स्मारक बनाने की सरकार की योजना डाव केमिकल द्वारा पर्यावरण और लोगों पर किए जा रहे अपराधों को एक नियोजित तरीके से दबाने की कोशिश है

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Times of India: Water in SIPCOT 130 Times Toxic Limit

Sep 18 2014 : The Times of India (Chennai)
Water in Sipcot 130 times toxic limit
Bosco Dominique
Cuddalore:
In Cuddalore, High Lead, Cadmium
The groundwater in and around the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamil Nadu (Sipcot) in Cuddalore contains carcinogenic chemicals and is unfit for human consumption, according to an analysis by the Sipcot Area Community Environmental Monitors (Sacem).Many of the main parameters were found to be higher than permissible levels, including total dissolved solids (TDS), total hardness, pH, turbidity, magnesium, calcium, sulphates and chlorides as prescribed by the Bureau of Indian Standards. Tamil Na du Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) analysed samples from 11 locations, including two outside the Sipcot complex between February 2013 and April 2014.Sacem found samples had major toxin levels much higher than permissible limits and that the water was unfit for consumption. It released the analysis on September 17 at Cuddalore. Continue reading Times of India: Water in SIPCOT 130 Times Toxic Limit

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Chinese workers lose their lives producing goods for America

BY LORETTA TOFANI, SPECIAL TO THE SALT LAKE TRIBUNE
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“Keepers of the Flame”. Picture from Char Broil website.
Original story and slideshow in the Utah Salt Lake Tribune

GUANGZHOU, China — The patients arrive every day in Chinese hospitals with disabling and fatal diseases, acquired while making products for America.
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