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How the West Poisoned Bangladesh
A UN project aimed to help millions - but it brought them water contaminated with arsenic
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Still Dying
After 25 years, a report on the disaster, ongoing scandal and daily hardship that is Bhopal, which killed 20,000 people. Its survivors were compensated with the equivalent of a cup of tea a day.
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No Justice for Bhopal, 25 Years On
It's 25 years since the world's worst industrial disaster struck Bhopal , a town in central India. On 3 December 1984, a toxic leak in Union Carbide Corporation's factory unleashed 40 tonnes of lethal gas into the sleeping town. It killed 3,500 people instantly and an estimated 20,000 have died...
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Bhopal Survivors Demand Action
Hundreds of residents of the Indian city of Bhopal have held a vigil to mark 25 years since a deadly chemical leak in the city caused the world's worst industrial disaster. Survivors and local residents joined activists late on Wednesday to remember the thousands of victims of the leak from a...
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Bhopal Water Still Toxic 25 Years After Deadly Gas Leak, Study Finds
Two reports say scene of 1984 disaster still has alarming levels of poisons, with one 2,400 times the WHO guideline
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Bhopal: The Victims are Still Being Born
Twenty-five years on, the world's worst industrial accident continues to kill and blight many lives. And still there's been no trial
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Plan for Bhopal Tours Causes Outrage
Survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster in India's Bhopal city are astonished by plans to throw the site open to visitors 25 years after the tragedy that killed thousands.
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Trick or Treat for Climate Change
Halloween is around the corner, and children will soon be dressing up and chanting “trick or treat,” their demand for candy backed up by the threat of a prank. Climate-change activists, from pranksters to presidents, are doing the same. This past Monday, the activist-artist group The Yes Men staged...
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The Yes Men Fix the World's a Riot. No, Really
We all know the facts. Free-market capitalism is dangerous. It's run by a whole lot of bad, powerful people, and it hurts a whole lot of people who don't deserve to be hurt. So much for the obvious. Now what? Our movie, The Yes Men Fix the World , will help answer that question. It opens this...
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Bhopal Gas Disaster's Legacy Lives on 25 Years Later
Twenty-five years since lethal gas escaped from the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal, killing thousands and injuring hundreds of thousands, the poison still lingers. Mick Brown travelled to India to meet the victims of the world’s worst industrial accident who have not given up the fight for...
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