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[22 Jul 2010 | One Comment | 32,147 views]
The Bhopal Catastrophe

Politics, Conspiracy and Betrayal
Despite the Union Carbide Corporation (UCC) being criminally liable for the Bhopal catastrophe, the government, though being the sole representative of the victims, colluded with the UCC and compromised the interests of the affected people. The UCC and its Indian subsidiary, the Union of India and the state of Madhya Pradesh made sure that the victims would not obtain compensation comparable to the damages awarded in similar mass tort actions in the United States. Moreover, even with the re-institution of criminal liability, the UCC accused have been …