Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Activists-Place-Bhopal-Statue-Outside-Dow-Chemicals-in-the-Netherlands-27MZIFL86PND.htmlConceptually similarActivists Place Bhopal Statue Outside Dow Chemicals in the NetherlandsGP01MICCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Dow Head Office in the NetherlandsGP0ALFCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Against Dow Head Office in the NetherlandsGP0179YCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Dow Head Office in the NetherlandsGP0P8VCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Dow Head Office in the NetherlandsGP013FGCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Dow Head Office in the NetherlandsGP0D7BCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Dow Head Office in the NetherlandsGP0V7JCompleted★★★★Toxics Action Against Dow Head Office in the NetherlandsGP01DHDCompleted★★★★BannerGP01MI4Completed★★★★View AllGP01MIHActivists Place Bhopal Statue Outside Dow Chemicals in the NetherlandsAn emotional plea by Bhopal disaster survivor Nur Jahan (centre), to the people of Dow Netherlands, who refuse to talk to them outside, where the press had gathered, about their plight. She is flanked by fellow survivor Pranay Shamar (left) and Ruth Waterman (right) sculptor of the monument delivered to the doorstep of Dow this morning. In original language:Activisten plaatsen Monument Bhopal Kantoor Dow ChemicalsOverlevende van de Bhopal ramp, Nur Jahan (in het midden) houdt een emotioneel betoog buiten voor het kantoor van Dow Chemicals, waarvan het management weigert deze mensen te woord te staan. Ze wordt bijgestaan door overlevende Pranay Shamar (links) en de ontwerper van het monument Ruth Waterman (rechts). Locations:Netherlands-Terneuzen-Western EuropeDate:3 Dec, 2002Credit:© Greenpeace / Bas BeentjesMaximum size:2000px X 1312pxKeywords:Actions and protests-Anniversaries-Banners-Day-Dow Chemicals-KWCI (GPI)-Outdoors-Toxic waste-Toxics (campaign title)-Union CarbideShoot:Global Commemoration Anniversary Bhopal Disaster in the NetherlandsGreenpeace activists and Bhopal residents place a monument designed by Ruth Waterman at the Dow head office in Terneuzen, the Netherlands. At the same time the monument was placed, activists hang giant photographs in the town centre of Terneuzen, depicting the plight of residents of Bhopal. Today it is 18 years ago that the biggest ever chemical disaster took place, in Bhopal, India. Greenpeace and survivors of the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal, India, start returning poisonous waste collected from the disaster scene to its rightful owner, Dow Chemical. The waste was abandoned in Bhopal in 1984 and has been poisoning people there ever since. Ten Greenpeace activists, including John Passacantando, Executive Director of Greenpeace in the U.S. and Rashida Bee, leader of the Bhopal Gas Victim Women's Union, all constituents of the International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal, unloaded 250 kg of the waste safely contained in seven barrels from the Greenpeace ship 'Arctic Sunrise' and start delivering it to Dow's largest European operation, Dow Benelux in the Netherlands. Three activists abseil down the building and hang eight huge photographs depicting Dow's corporate crime in Bhopal and a banner which calls on Dow to clean up Bhopal. We’ll carry on confronting Dow with this corporate crime until it cleans up its toxic fallout in Bhopal and stops poisoning us.