Delayed, and watered-down, justice for Bhopal victims

By Andy Rice 7 June 2010

A court found seven managers of Union Carbide's Indian division guilty of negligence in respect of the Bhopal gas disaster in 1984. They were sentenced to a measly two years in prison each, never mind that victims of the industrial accident (well, those lucky enough to have escaped with their lives) continue to suffer 25 years later.  Read the whole article: Reuters


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