Bhopali activists continue to demand government action against polluted groundwater. Five Bhopali hunger strikers  (Rashida Bee, Rachna Dhingra, Jabbar Khan, Guddi Bee, and Shehzadi Bee) were forcibly arrested by two truckloads of policemen at 7am today in Bhopal, India. In Washington DC Non-resident Indians, students and other concerned groups of the Indian diaspora held loud protests outside the Indian Embassy in Washington DC on Thursday, March 15th.

On December 2, 1984, thousands of people in Bhopal, India, were gassed to death after a catastrophic chemical leak at a Union Carbide pesticide plant. Advocates say Carbide’s owner Dow Chemical is to blame for daily deaths in Bhopal.

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