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Living with the sufferings

Living with the sufferings

12/07/2005 11:03 GMT+7

A village filled with love, affection and humanness that embraces entirely all the sufferings of the kids, the war veterans and the former youth volunteers. All of them are victims of the Agent Orange/ dioxin, a chemical toxicant that was sprayed by the American GIs over Vietnam during the war. It is the Vietnam Friendship Village.
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Those who cause consequences have to bear responsibility

"Those who cause consequences have to bear responsibility"

12/07/2005 11:03 GMT+7

On January 30, 2004, three Vietnamese representing the Agent Orange/dioxin victims and the Association of Agent Orange/dioxin Victims of Vietnam filed a lawsuit to the US federal court in Brooklyn, New York state, demanding US chemicals companies to compensate for the harm to their health caused by the chemical toxics produced by those companies and used by US forces during the Vietnam War.nbsp; VNP interviews Prof. Dr. Nguyen Trong Nhan, Vice President of the Association, on the case.
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Dioxin - The pain of all people

Dioxin - The pain of all people

12/07/2005 11:03 GMT+7

At the 4thnbsp; Vietnam: Land and its People Photographic Contest and Exhibition held recently by Vietnam Pictorial and Vietnam Association of Photographic Artists, a group of pictures entitled Dioxin - Responsibility of the US by photographer Ngo My won the First Prize. In these photographs, Ngo My reflected only three Vietnamese Agent Orange/Dioxin victims, including Major Tu Duc Phang, Tran Quang Hung and Nguyen Thi Kim Thoa, with their sufferings caused by the war. nbsp;nbsp;
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Photos imbued with humanity

Photos imbued with humanity

12/07/2005 11:03 GMT+7

Selected from thousands of photos, 30 black-and-white photos in large-size by Tran Duc Minh on display at the exhibition “The Pain and the Smile” express his true feelings and emotions for Agent Orange/Dioxin victims.
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Justice to Agent Orange/Dioxin victims

12/07/2005 11:03 GMT+7

On January 31, 2004, Vietnam Agent Orange/Dioxin Victims Association (VAVA) and 3 victims, Phan Thi Phi Phi, Nguyen Van Quy and Duong Quynh Hoa, filed a lawsuit against the US Chemical Companies for manufacturing toxic chemicals and supplying them to the US Army for use in the war of aggression against Vietnam. The suit was filed at the US Federal Court in Brooklyn County (New York) which had once tried the US Vietnam Veterans’ case against the US Chemical Companies for compensation.
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Pains that linger

Pains that linger

12/07/2005 11:03 GMT+7

During a trip to find materials for our articles on Agent Orange/Dioxin, which was organized from March 7-26, 2005 jointly by the Professional Fostering Centre of Vietnam Journalists’ Association and Lille Journalist University, France, and the Hanoi-based Embassy, we traveled to many places nationwide to collect information and record images of serious impacts of Agent Orange/ Dioxin on Vietnamese people and environment. Here, we would like to present some unfortunate lots with a view to rousing human conscience for a concerned voice to protect protecting justice and help victims overcome their misfortunes.
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Vietnam War: Agent Orange - A valuable photo book

Vietnam War: Agent Orange - A valuable photo book

12/07/2005 11:02 GMT+7

Japanese photographer Nakamura Goro is widely known in Vietnam since he published a photo book entitled Vietnam War Agent Orange. The photos are vivid images full of truth and humanity, as well as historical significance, which described vestiges of an unjust war waged by the US imperialists in Vietnam.
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DIOXIN in Vietnam with its long-lasting after-effects

DIOXIN in Vietnam with its long-lasting after-effects

12/07/2005 11:02 GMT+7

In the USA, the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine has ed the latest outcome of the research by scientists as saying the aftermath of the Agent Orange the US GIs applied in Vietnam still keeps threatening human health to an exceedingly dangerous extent (May 15, 2001).
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