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Bhopal Nightmare Lingers On with Few Lessons Learnt
Twenty years after the world's worst industrial disaster at a pesticides plant in the central Indian city of Bhopal, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are in agreement that tragedies of such magnitude teach no lessons in a world driven by corporate profit.
Clouds of Injustice: Bhopal disaster 20 Years on (press release)
More than 7,000 people died within a matter of days when toxic gases leaked from a chemical plant in Bhopal, India on the night of 2/3 December 1984. Over the last 20 years exposure to the toxins has resulted in the deaths of a further 15,000 people as well as chronic and debilitating illnesses for thousands of others for which treatment is largely ineffective.
Bhopal victims commemorate 20th anniversary of disaster
Survivors are commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Bhopal pesticide plant gas leak that killed thousands in the world's worst industrial accident.
Bhopal Marks Anniversary with Candlelight Vigil
It was midnight when gas began to leak from a Bhopal factory and killed thousands as they slept in central India 20 years ago. At midnight Thursday, some 100 survivors held a candlelight vigil to remember the night that changed their lives.
INDIA: The agony of Bhopal
Twenty years after the horrific disaster in Bhopal, probably responsible for 20,000 deaths, the victims are still fighting for compensation. This article on this act of mass murder is abridged from , where information on how to support the victims can be found.
Dow chemical given poison well water to mark mass Bhopal deaths
A group of activists on Friday delivered to Dow Chemical a container of poisoned well water from the Bhopal gas disaster site to mark the 20th anniversary of the world's worst industrial accident in India.
Bhopal: A Living Legacy of Corporate Greed
Twenty years ago today poisonous gases spewed from a Union Carbide factory, killing thousands as they slept. It was the worst industrial accident in history. Justin Huggler meets the forgotten survivors
Bhopal Accident Marks 20th Anniversary
Civil rights activists, survivors and other protesters converged on Bhopal this week to mark the 20th anniversary of the world's worst industrial accident and demand justice for hundreds of thousands of people still suffering in the aftermath.
Fight for Justice in Bhopal Enters Third Decade
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Twenty years after the disastrous leak of tonnes of poisonous gas at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India, Dow Chemical, which bought Union Carbide two years ago, is coming under growing pressure to clean up the still highly toxic site and reimburse affected families for their medical and other costs.