A court in the Indian city of Bhopal has sentenced eight people to two years each in jail over a gas plant leak that killed thousands of people in 1984.
The convictions are the first since the disaster at the Union Carbide plant – the world’s worst industrial accident.
The eight Indians, all former plant employees, were convicted of “death by negligence”. One had already died – the others are expected to appeal.
Just so you know .. BP, the oil company (not the dating scheme) makes an interesting appearance in The Corporation. Which we’ve talked about on this blog, so I just thought I’d remind us.
Well, now, there’s this: U.S. Intelligence Analyst Arrested in Wikileaks Video Probe: