India: The Bhopal tragedy: 30 years of injustice for victims and survivors: Amnesty International written statement to the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council (3 – 28 March 2014)

India: The Bhopal tragedy: 30 years of injustice for victims and survivors: Amnesty International written statement to the 25th session of the UN Human Rights Council (3 – 28 March 2014)

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Index Number: ASA 20/003/2014
Date Published: 17 February 2014
Categories: India

This year will mark the 30th anniversary of one of the world’s worst industrial disasters: the toxic gas leak on 2 December 1984 from the Union Carbide India Limited factory in Bhopal, India. However, the negative consequences of the disaster have never been properly remedied. Amnesty International urges the Government of India to initiate an authoritative assessment and clean-up of the environmental contamination at the site. The organisation calls on the Government of the United States to ensure that US-based companies comply with ongoing legal actions.


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