18 members of U.S. Congress call on Dow Chemical to compensate Bhopal victims

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25 July 2016

Bhopal Gas Tragedy: No private party can claim damages, Union Carbide tells SC

Author: Utraksh Anand, Indian Express

Asserting that no private individual can lay a claim against it for damages, the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) has moved the Supreme Court against letting the victims’ organisations intervene in the curative petition that was filed by the central government to seek additional compensation for the victims of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy...the UCC argued…If the non-applicants find fault with any of these (orders), they would have to challenge the actions of the Union of India — they cannot seek to become co-petitioners…all private parties have to appear through the Union of India and have no independent right of carriage of proceedings.

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25 July 2016

India: Letter to Dow/Dupont boards ahead of stockholder meeting

Author: Tim Edwards, International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal

I am writing on behalf of The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal, a coalition of Bhopal survivor organisations, international volunteers and environmental, social justice and human rights groups committed to achieving complete justice for people impacted by the world’s largest industrial disaster, along with those affected by ongoing contamination of their environment due to toxic waste abandoned by Union Carbide in Bhopal, concerning a number of inadequate and/or misleading disclosures within the companies’ joint merger proxy (the “Proxy”). We hope that, in bringing these deficiencies and outright omissions to your attention, the Boards of Directors will avoid the need for shareholders to seek judicial intervention, instead remedying the disclosure violations in the proxy by providing Dow and DuPont shareholders the necessary and required disclosures prior to their voting with shares at the Companies’ July 20, 2016 special meetings.

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"alliance de 180 entreprises multinationales destinée à soutenir leur engagement contre l'épidémie du SIDA"

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22 July 2003

Pallone urges Union Carbide to address Bhopal disaster

Author: UNI, in The Hindu [India]

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22 July 2003

US Congressmen ask Dow to help Bhopal gas victims

Author: Press Trust of India

A group of US lawmakers, led by Congressman Frank Pallone, has lashed out at Dow Chemicals for failing to address the extreme environmental and health problems created by the Bhopal gas tragedy, and demanded immediate compensation to the victims.

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