INDIA: Bhopal's survivors set off on an arduous 800km walk to Delhi to assert their basic, fundamental rights to justice and a life of dignity and health.
Bhopal. February 20th, 2008 -- Bhopal's survivors set off on an arduous 800km walk to Delhi
to assert their basic, fundamental rights to justice and a life of
dignity and health. You can read an account of the first day of walking
When they finally reach Delhi,
Bhopali victims of Dow & Union Carbide will remind Prime Minister
Manmohan Singh that promises he made two years ago concerning economic,
social and medical rehabilitation, and provision of clean drinking
water, are yet to be met.
unfolding disaster in Bhopal has to end now. Experience tells us that
the colossal effort of survivors in making this gruelling journey will
not persuade Indian politicians to fulfil their duty to justice and to
What will persuade them is you. Please act now.
What you can do:
Send a free fax direct to the Prime Minister's office
Download, print and send a postcard
Other ideas for action
March to Delhi coverage
Daily blog and photos from the march
Delhi event draws crowds
Read the Bhopal survivors' demands to the Prime Minister
See a map of the route the 2008 padyatra will take
Factsheets from the 2006 padyatra