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Bhopal update - 01-27-11

Released on 2012-02-27 00:00 GMT

Email-ID 389346
Date 2011-01-27 18:05:28
Scot, Tomm,

Colin Toogood posted on Twitter and Facebook calls for readers to "rate"
the Bhopali documentary on the Slamdance Film Festival website. So far,
there are 41 reviews posted - most are just a single statement and the
vast majority are complimentary. There is a post from BMA praising
Carlson's work and promoting the BMA website. The full list of reviews
will be provided later in the day.

- Toogood also posted links to the BMA profile of gardener Ratna;
the BMA Wordpress blog, which has two new links; and a pickup of the
Project Censored article that has been reported here previously.

- The BMA Wordpress updates are a link to the Times of India article
on "imposters" of gas-affected patients receiving care at the BMHRC, and
one of archived Bhopal photos on India Today.

Amnesty USA groups, AID and other non-resident Indian organizations in the
US continue to post notices of protests and rallies in support of Binayak
Sen this week through Sunday, Jan. 30.

In the media,

- Indian Express reported the Reserve Bank of India listed
Environment & Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh's "environment-sensitive
policies" as a factor in "an almost 36 percent dip" in Foreign Direct
Investment (FDI). The article itself did not mention Bhopal, but it drew
more than a dozen comments, one of which was apparently from ICJB
member/environmental reporter Nityanand Jayaraman, who did bring up
Bhopal. The comments as a whole praised Ramesh's policies and credited the
FDI reduction to "rampant government corruption."

- Charleston Gazette published an op-ed on Bayer ending MIC
production, by hazmat consultant Fred Millar. He called for stricter
government regulations on "ultrahazardous" materials and facilities.
Bhopal was mentioned in reference to the having the "same ultrahazarodous
bulk storage process" as the Institute plant.

Ann Sigsby

Senior Analyst

Allis Information Management


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