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International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal is Looking for India Coordinator

International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal is Looking for India Coordinator

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The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal (ICJB) is looking for an energetic, passionate and experienced campaigner to assist the survivor groups of Bhopal in their campaign for those affected by the poisons of Union Carbide & Dow Chemical in Bhopal, India. ICJB is a coalition that comprises survivors of the disaster, international volunteers, and environmental, social justice and human rights groups. Using education, grassroots organizing, and non-violent direct action, ICJB works to hold Dow Chemical and the Indian Government accountable for the ongoing chemical disaster in Bhopal, India. ICJB is led by half a dozen Bhopal survivor organizations working in close alliance with coalition members in India, Canada, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom. The
When Will the Bhopal Gas Tragedy Toxic Waste Be Cleaned – An Environment Day Appeal

When Will the Bhopal Gas Tragedy Toxic Waste Be Cleaned – An Environment Day Appeal

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Residents of Bhopal gather atop the mound overlying the hazardous toxic waste with the banner asking when will the toxic mess be cleaned up and forming a big concerning question mark. The Bhopal Gas Tragedy, one of the worst industrial disasters that India has witnessed till date, took place on the night of 2nd December 1984 in the Indian capital city of Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. While the cause of the disaster has been kept under debate, it is largely accepted and believed that the Union Carbide accident took place due to poor maintenance of the industrial plant which so as to avoid the cost of maintenance and prevent expenditure made for making the industrial plant safe for its workers and surrounding population. Twelve years later, in 1996, several thousand tons of hazardous w...
Rally for Justice in Bhopal: Don’t let Government Betray Bhopal Again

Rally for Justice in Bhopal: Don’t let Government Betray Bhopal Again

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If you were desperate to do something for Bhopal, and didn't know what to do, here's something you can do. Join the Rally. Bring your friends and family. Bring your own placard. WHERE: Mandi House to Jantar Mantar, New Delhi WHEN: 24 JUNE, 2010. 11 a.m. WHY: To condemn the latest betrayal of Bhopal The official copy of the report of the Group of Ministers on Bhopal has not been released to the media. But the media has been selectively and confusingly reported on certain parts of the recommendations reportedly given to them by inside sources. These reports make it seem as if: The GoM is recommending enhanced compensation for Bhopal victims to the tune of Rs. 1500 crores The GoM is recommending that the Centre will pay for clean-up and recover the money from Dow Chem...
Petition to Live Earth Organisers: Dissociate from DOW

Petition to Live Earth Organisers: Dissociate from DOW

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Dow Chemical and its subsidiaries have contaminated water across the globe. They have shown themselves indifferent to the plight of their victims, and stubbornly refused to spend even a cent on cleaning up their toxic mess. Instead Dow is now spending money trying to clean up its image: a global greenwash. For an $81 billion corporation, the cost of sponsoring Live Earth is a trifle. By associating itself with a noble and important cause that it in fact despises, Dow wants to bury its terrifying secrets (and with them its victims' hopes for justice). By presenting itself as a 'green' and trustworthy organisation, Dow plans to grab a chunk of the glo...

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