An article on the Bhopal Outrage.I think that beyond looking at the judicial ineptitude, one needs to ask how this actually happened.But twenty five years and 20, 000 lives after, how does one grieve such massive negligence?
Dec 2, 1984, the Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal leaked poisonous methyl isocyanate gas and killed 15,274 helpless men, women and children. Lakhs more were permanently maimed. Bhopal was, and remains, the world’s worst chemical industry disaster ever witnessed by mankind. 25 years and 6 months after the Bhopal Gas tragedy, the court recently held all the eight accused guilty. I still remember the fire we Sankalp volunteers had within us w … Read More
via Sourav Roy