Bhopal gas survivors start indefinite waterless fast for additional compensation

Addressing a press conference, leaders of the five survivors’ organizations leading the Satyagraha said that the Bhopal survivors will be denied proper compensation once again if the central and state governments do not revise figures of death and extent of injuries in the soon to be heard Curative Petition for additional compensation from Union Carbide and its owner Dow Chemical.

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Activists term FIR against Medha Patkar ‘dubious’, campaign to withdraw

It is no surprise that the so-called ‘complainant’ is affiliated to the ABVP, student wing of the BJP. Expressing outrage at the vindictive actions of the Govt., solidarity has been pouring in from a large number of people’s movements, farmers and workers organizations, trade unions, national networks, campaigns and alliances across the country, in the past four days. Protests are also being held in different states.  

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“We seek lasting peace while NATO prepares for perpetual war.”

NATO policies not only devastate those they maim or kill. They also inflame crises of climate, health, and hunger. For the first time in history, the world spent over $2 trillion on weapons in 2021, with the United States accounting for 40% of the total. In Europe alone, NATO has now committed to increasing its rapid response force nearly eightfold — to 300,000 troops.

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