The background for this exhibition was the chemical accident in the northern Indian city of Bhopal. In 1984 highly toxic industrial gases were released from an American chemical factory. The death toll reached roughly 30,000 and 500,000 victims suffered injuries. The Amnesty International university group of Freie Universität aims, in cooperation with Greenpeace, to draw attention to the fact that today, 25 years after the catastrophe occurred, the accident site has not yet been decontaminated and those affected have not been adequately compensated.
- Opening: Monday, June 22, 5:00 p.m.
- Hours: Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., through Sept. 2
- Foyer of the University Library, Freie Universität Berlin, Garystr. 39,14195 Berlin (subway station: Thielplatz, U3)