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APTOPIX India Dow Protest

A survivor of the Bhopal gas tragedy, the world's worst industrial disaster in India, dances on burning effigies of London Olympic organizing committee chairman Sebastian Coe and Indian Olympic Association's Vijay K. Malhotra to protest a sponsorship deal with Dow Chemicals for the 2012 Olympics, in Bhopal, India, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. Friday's protests come on the eve of the 27th anniversary of a lethal gas leak from a Union Carbide pesticide plant in Bhopal where an estimated 15,000 people died and tens of thousands were maimed in 1984. Dow bought Union Carbide in 2001 but denies responsibility for Carbide's Bhopal liabilities. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)

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APTOPIX India Bhopal

An Indian boy has a poster hanging on his neck that reads, "Bhopal gas disaster ... shame" as he walks with activists of Socialist Unity Center of India, at a rally demanding more rehabilitation of the affected and re-opening of the Bhopal case in Calcutta, India, Wednesday, June 9, 2010. A court Monday convicted seven former senior employees of Union Carbide's Indian subsidiary of "death by negligence" for their roles in the 1984 leak of toxic gas that killed an estimated 15,000 people in the world's worst industrial disaster. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)

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APTOPIX India Bhopal Disaster Protest

Activists and survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas leak disaster that killed 2,000 and harmed thousands more protest against Dow Chemical Co outside it's office in Noida, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009. A subsidiary of U.S. chemical company Union Carbide ran the plant at the time of the accident. For decades, survivors have been fighting to have the site cleaned up, but they say the efforts were slowed when Michigan-based Dow Chemical Co. took over Union Carbide in 2001. Dow says it is not responsible for cleaning up the site. (Staffing/Manish Swarup)

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APTOPIX India Bhopal Anniversary

Survivors and their supporters sit next to photographs of the Bhopal gas disaster displayed during a protest on the anniversary of the tragedy near the Indian parliament in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. On this day in 1984, thousands of people died after a cloud of methyl isocyanate gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary in Bhopal in central India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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APTOPIX India Bhopal Anniversary

An Indian man looks at photographs of the Bhopal gas disaster displayed during a protest on the anniversary of the tragedy near the Indian parliament in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. On this day in 1984, thousands of people died after a cloud of methyl isocyanate gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary in Bhopal in central India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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Survivors and their supporters look at photographs of the Bhopal gas disaster displayed during a protest on the anniversary of the tragedy near the Indian parliament in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. On this day in 1984, thousands of people died after a cloud of methyl isocyanate gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary in Bhopal in central India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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Victims of the Bhopal gas disaster protest outside the residence of Indian Home Minister Palaniappan Chidambaram in New Delhi, India, Friday, June 25, 2010. India's cabinet approved pushing for the former head of Union Carbide to be extradited over the toxic gas leak in 1984 that killed an estimated 15,000 people. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

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Victims of the Bhopal gas disaster shout slogans during a torch procession towards the abandoned Union Carbide factory on the eve of 25th anniversary of the disaster, in Bhopal, India, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2009. The Bhopal industrial disaster killed about 4,000 people on Dec. 3, 1984. According to the government, at least 500,000 people were affected by the gas leak, and activists say that thousands of children, born to parents directly exposed to the gas leak or poisoned by the contaminated water, are suffering from cleft lips, missing palates, twisted limbs. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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APTOPIX India Bhopal Tragedy

Children sit on the wall of the abundant Union Carbide factory as they watch a rally on the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy in Bhopal, India, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Hundreds of survivors of the Bhopal gas leak took to the streets Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, with protests demanding harsher punishments for those responsible and more compensation for the victims of the tragedy. On the morning of Dec. 3, 1984, a pesticide plant run by Union Carbide leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air of the central Indian city, quickly killing about 4,000 people. (AP Photo)

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Members of various organizations representing victims of the Bhopal gas leak walk in front of a defaced sign of Dow Chemical Co., which bought Union Carbide, on the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy in Bhopal, India, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Hundreds of survivors of the Bhopal gas leak took to the streets Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, with protests demanding harsher punishments for those responsible and more compensation for the victims of the tragedy. On the morning of Dec. 3, 1984, a pesticide plant run by Union Carbide leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air of the central Indian city, quickly killing about 4,000 people. Michigan-based Dow Chemical Co. took over Union Carbide in 2001. (AP Photo)

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APTOPIX India Bhopal Tragedy

FILE – In this Dec. 5, 1984 file photo, two men carry to a hospital children blinded by the Union Carbide chemical pesticide leak in Bhopal, India. Indians are marking the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas leak tragedy with protests demanding harsher punishments for those responsible and more compensation for the victims of the world's worst industrial disaster. On Dec. 3, 1984, the pesticide plant leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air, killing an estimated 15,000 people and affecting at least 500,000 more. Michigan-based Dow Chemical Co. took over Union Carbide in 2001. (AP Photo/Sondeep Shankar, File)

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Members of various organizations representing victims of the Bhopal gas leak participate in a rally on the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas tragedy in Bhopal, India, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. Hundreds of survivors of the Bhopal gas leak took to the streets Wednesday to mark the anniversary of the world's worst industrial disaster, with protests demanding harsher punishments for those responsible and more compensation for the victims of the tragedy. On the morning of Dec. 3, 1984, a pesticide plant run by Union Carbide leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air of the central Indian city, quickly killing about 4,000 people. (AP Photo)

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India Bhopal Tragedy

FILE – In this Dec. 4, 1984 file photo, Indians mourn a victim of poisonous gas leak from the Union Carbide plant in the central Indian city of Bhopal. Indians are marking the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas leak tragedy with protests demanding harsher punishments for those responsible and more compensation for the victims of the world's worst industrial disaster. On Dec. 3, 1984, the pesticide plant leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air, killing an estimated 15,000 people and affecting at least 500,000 more. Michigan-based Dow Chemical Co. took over Union Carbide in 2001. (AP Photo/Sondeep Shankar, File)

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FILE – In this Dec. 5, 1984 file photo, two men carry to a hospital children blinded by the Union Carbide chemical pesticide leak in Bhopal, India. Indians are marking the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas leak tragedy with protests demanding harsher punishments for those responsible and more compensation for the victims of the world's worst industrial disaster. On Dec. 3, 1984, the pesticide plant leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air, killing an estimated 15,000 people and affecting at least 500,000 more. Michigan-based Dow Chemical Co. took over Union Carbide in 2001. (AP Photo/Sondeep Shankar, File)

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FILE -In this December, 1984 file photo, firemen use a hose to wet canvas screens at factory boundaries to prevent the spread of dangerous fumes at the Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, India. Indians are marking the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal gas leak tragedy with protests demanding harsher punishments for those responsible and more compensation for the victims of the world's worst industrial disaster. On Dec. 3, 1984, a pesticide plant run by Union Carbide leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air, killing an estimated 15,000 people and affecting at least 500,000 more. Michigan-based Dow Chemical Co. took over Union Carbide in 2001. (AP Photo/Peter Kemp, File)

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India Bhopal Anniversary

Survivors and their supporters look at photographs of the Bhopal gas disaster displayed during a protest on the anniversary of the tragedy near the Indian parliament in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. On this day in 1984, thousands of people died after a cloud of methyl isocyanate gas escaped from a pesticide plant operated by a Union Carbide subsidiary in Bhopal in central India. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri)

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Survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy shout slogans outside the residence of Indian Olympic Association President Vijay Kumar Malhotra during a protest against Dow Chemicals sponsorship of the London 2012 Olympics, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, April 10, 2012. The deadly 1984 gas leak at a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, central India, killed an estimated 15,000 people and injured half a million. Dow bought Union Carbide in 2001 and says legal claims from the disaster have been resolved. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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Survivors of the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy shout slogans outside the residence of Indian Olympic Association President Vijay Kumar Malhotra during a protest against Dow Chemicals sponsorship of the London 2012 Olympics, in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, April 10, 2012. The deadly 1984 gas leak at a Union Carbide plant in Bhopal, central India, killed an estimated 15,000 people and injured half a million. Dow bought Union Carbide in 2001 and says legal claims from the disaster have been resolved. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

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