The Bhopal judgement is so unfair! The main accused have not been punished and the punishment for the others is insignificant. Even after witnessing this injustice the Government is only considering minor cosmetic changes to the nuclear liability bill so that foreign corporations stay happy.
The bill allows foreign corporations to get away by paying a meager compensatory amount in case of a nuclear accident in the country. The Bhopal case highlights how an American corporation remains untouched even after causing the deaths of over 25,000 people and affecting thousands more.
The liability bill in its current form is another injustice in the making and needs to be changed. More signatures will strengthen the opposition to this bill
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Even with the injustices of Bhopal right in front of their eyes, the government seems to be merely considering cosmetic changes to the nuclear liability bill, that mean nothing.
The proposed bill appeases foreign corporations by allowing them to get away by paying a meagre compensatory amount in case of a nuclear accident in the country. The Bhopal judgment highlights the manner in which an American corporation has been so easily let off after causing the deaths of over 25,000 people and affecting thousands more.
We cannot let another Bhopal happen! Over 1.8 lakh people have already signed the petition asking Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to stop the bill in its current form. More signatures will add strength to the opposition to this bill.
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The petition says: "India must hold a public consultation before changing the liability rules for any nuclear accidents caused by U.S. corporations."
The main accused for the Bhopal tragedy have not been punished, while the punishment for the others is paltry.
A nuclear disaster could be worse than what happened in Bhopal 25 years ago. Yet our leaders have set a compensatory amount lower than what was set for Bhopal.
If more and more of us sign this petition the government will know what the people of this country want and prevent another Bhopal in the making.