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Protestors draw attention to the contrast

Image | 3 December, 2001 at 2:00

Protestors draw attention to the contrast between efforts to find Osama bin Laden and those to extradite Warren Anderson, former chief executive of Union Carbide. Anderson is evading justice in the United States and wanted for crimes in Bhopal.

'I was the man in charge of law and order

Image | 1 April, 2002 at 3:00

'I was the man in charge of law and order that night. Everyone else had fled to safety, leaving the city and its people to their own devices. But I have paid a heavy price. I have survived, but with a clutch of ailments.' says Swaraj Puri, as he...

A view of the abandoned pesticide plant

Image | 10 December, 2001 at 2:00

Union Carbide fled the scene in 1984 and for the last 17 years virtually nothing has been done to clean up the highly polluted site.

Gumanilal is a familiar figure in Jayaprakash

Image | 1 December, 2001 at 2:00

Gumanilal is a familiar figure in Jayaprakash Nagar, an area opposite the Union Carbide factory. Some, like Gumanilal, received inadequate compensation after the disaster, which helped them to pay medical expenses for a short time. Others have...

Mass cremations were held alongside the communal

Image | 4 December, 1984 at 2:00

Mass cremations were held alongside the communal graves. "The bodies were strewn all over and the stench of death was overpowering," recalls 76-year old Amar Chand Ajmera, a social worker. "I remember, we cremated more than 2,000 bodies in a day."

Burial of young Leela

Image | 4 December, 1984 at 2:00

Burial of young Leela. Had her body not been recognised and claimed, she would have joined thousands of others on the mass cremation pyres.

Burial of an unknown child

Image | 4 December, 1984 at 2:00

Burial of an unknown child. This unknown child has become the icon of the world's worst industrial disaster, caused by the US multinational chemical company, Union Carbide.

Bhopal residents are given the chance to

Image | 14 August, 2000 at 3:00

Bhopal residents are given the chance to send a message to Union Carbide. The company responds by blocking any messages from the residents.

Skulls of the victims of the disaster used

Image | 1 December, 2001 at 1:00

Skulls of the victims of the disaster used to investigate the effects of the gas leak on the brain

Organic Farmer in Spain

Image | 11 October, 2009 at 3:00

Eduardo Campayo García, organic farmer born in 1961 in Albacete, Spain. Eduardo and his family switched to organic farming 12 years ago. He produces maize, alfalfa, peas, potatoes, wheat and wine. “I believe in organic farming because...

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