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Bhopal: 25 years on and still no justice for victims

New Amnesty legal briefing available – details how Union Carbide has avoided being brought to justice for 25 years

Twenty five years after the human rights disaster of the chemical leak from Union Carbide’s factory in Bhopal, India, on the night of 2 December 1984, no one has been brought to justice for the criminal negligence that lead to the deaths of more than 20,000 people and the continuing suffering of many thousands more.

Two new briefings are available to download now:

Briefing One - ' Bhopal: Justice Delayed, Justice Denied '
A specialist nine-page legal briefing explaining the legal steps that have been taken by the Indian courts, and the Indian government, to bring Union Carbide to court in India; how Union Carbide, including its Chairman, US national Warren Anderson, have avoided being brought to face trial; and the ongoing attempts to get justice. Download now (PDF)

Briefing Two - ' Dodging Responsibility  
A four-page briefing detailing the events of December 1984, company responsibility for the disaster; the legal situation and Amnesty’s call on the Indian Government and Dow Chemicals to cooperate with the Indian courts and ensure justice is done. Download now (PDF)

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