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Yes Men Score A Hit for Bhopal

sheff_imcista | 03.12.2004 18:13 | Social Struggles | Sheffield | World

The BBC has been forced to apologise after falling for the latest stunt from by The Yes Men ( who impersonated a Dow Chemical spokesman and said the US company accepted responsibility for India's Bhopal disaster.

BBC World broadcast the comments twice by a man identified as Jude Finisterra, but later said it had been the victim of "an elaborate deception".

The Yes Men recently visited Sheffield and publicly endorsed the alt.doc.fest fringe documentary festival that was organised by Sheffield Indymedia:



Display the following 6 comments

  1. yes .. — jackslucid
  2. Dow statement — steve
  3. Reuters - BBC fooled by Bhopal hoaxer — steve
  4. — steve
  5. outrage — communist
  6. mixed feelings — Andrew