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Protests as Bhopal marks 30th anniversary of disaster

Bhopal - Protesters in the Indian city of Bhopal burned effigies representing Dow Chemical and displayed placards demanding justice as they marked the 30th anniversary Tuesday of the world's deadliest industrial disaster.

30 years on, fight for justice still rages in Bhopal

Bhopal - Nearly deaf and riddled with cancer and ulcers, 90-year-old Rampyari Bai insists she will never give up fighting for justice for victims of the world's worst industrial disaster.

Op-Ed: Maybe Dr. Seuss’ Lorax needs to visit Dow

There was never a time the Lorax was more needed than today in Bhopal, India. It’s been 30 years since a chemical leak killed around 15,000 and contaminated the area. People still live in the area, and it has never been cleaned up.

Bhopal activists demonstrate at United Nations buildings Special

New Delhi - Activists demonstrated at the United Nations office in New Delhi today in support of the survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak and delivered a letter intended for UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.

Dow sues activists in India over Bhopal protest Special

Mumbai - Dow has filed its fourth lawsuit against activists in India that are seeking compensation for the 1984 gas leak at a Union Carbide Corporation facility in Bhopal.

Activists compare leaks in India and West Virginia Special

The chemical spill in West Virginia is beginning to receive international attention due to the similarities between that incident and an incident in Bhopal, India thirty years ago.

Activist connects dots from Bhopal to Hammond, Stratfor, and Dow Special

Bhopal - In 1984, a Union Carbide Corporation plant expelled a deadly gas in the Indian city of Bhopal, killing an estimated 15,000 people. Thirty years later, the story continues and has involved people and corporations all over the world.

Op-Ed: Bhopal Special Olympics — An insight into why the event was held

Bhopal - On July 26, Bhopal held the Bhopal Special Olympics, in protest against Dow Chemical's sponsorship of the London Olympics 2012. Meet a few of the participants and learn more about the event.

Bhopal victims stage their own 'Olympics' in protest against Dow

Bhopal - In protest at Dow Chemical's sponsorship of the London Olympics 2012, survivors of the 1984 Bhopal disaster held their own Bhopal Special Olympics on July 26. (Updated with photos).

Angry response to convictions for 1984 poisoning of Bhopal India

It was the world's worst industrial accident, immediately killing at least 3,500 people, and injuring another 15,000. The ensuing fight for justice, which has lasted for 25 years, has turned a corner with the sentencing of those charged.

Trauma continues 24 years after World's worst industrial disaster

Even 24 years after a poisonous gas leak killed 4,000 people in Bhopal in Central India, the people in the city suffer from serious health problems.
 

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Protester carries a photo of imprisoned American activist Jeremy Hammond during Bhopal protest.
Protester carries a photo of imprisoned American activist Jeremy Hammond during Bhopal protest.
Sanjay Verma
Bhopal held its own special Olympics on July 26 in protest against Dow Chemicals  sponsorship of the...
Bhopal held its own special Olympics on July 26 in protest against Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the London Olympics.
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Protest on the 29th Anniversary of the Bhopal disaster.
Protest on the 29th Anniversary of the Bhopal disaster.
Sanjay Verma
Bhopal held its own special Olympics on July 26 in protest against Dow Chemicals  sponsorship of the...
Bhopal held its own special Olympics on July 26 in protest against Dow Chemicals' sponsorship of the London Olympics.
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A meme created by the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal advertising the even on Twitter.
A meme created by the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal advertising the even on Twitter.
International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal
Woman expresses grief and anger at the lives lost during the disaster.
Woman expresses grief and anger at the lives lost during the disaster.
Sanjay Verma
Bhopal-Union Carbide memorial.
June 17  2008.
Bhopal-Union Carbide memorial. June 17, 2008.
Original uploader was Simone.lippi at it.wikipedia
A flyer from the protest outside the United Nations in support of Bhopal disaster survivors.
A flyer from the protest outside the United Nations in support of Bhopal disaster survivors.
International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal