by Daniel Shea Daniel J. Shea, served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Quang Tri Province, Vietnam in 1968, is a former member of the Board of Directors of Veterans for Peace and on the national core...
News and events in Vietnam and the United States, and the history of legislative efforts to support victims of Agent Orange.
“The greatest tragedy is that the second and third generations of babies are being born with the same horrible deformities,” Bishop Thomas Gumbleton
Law professor Marjorie Cohn discusses the legacy of Agent Orange on millions of Vietnamese civilians and American soldiers.
I didn’t take up arms during the war, our role was to raise funds, demonstrate against the invasion as well as helping young men to avoid conscription.
51 Years after the Chemical War Began in Vietnam, We Should be Silent in Memory, Then Take Action to Remedy
On the 8th month on the 10th day at 12 noon, in commemoration of 51 years since the beginning of the spraying of Agent Orange in Vietnam, we urge you to take 51 seconds to think.
Congratulations to our Co-Coordinator Jeanne Mirer on the conferring of the Debra Evenson International Venceremos Award 2012 upon her by the National Lawyers Guild.
Proceed was donated to victims of Agent Orange via VAVA in June 2012. Thanks to the Center for Cuban Studies – Cuban Art Space.
A February 24, 2012 visit to Rep. Chellie Pingree’s office resulted in her sponsor of HR 2634 on February 27, 2012.
“Victims in connection with America’s spraying of Agent Orange during the American War in Vietnam must be assisted more, especially from the US side,” said U.S. Congressman Bob Filner.
Featured image: Congressman Filner visits the Danang Agent Orange daycare center Vietnam News/ Asia News Network HA NOI - National Assembly Vice Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan yesterday thanked Bob...
By Prof. Marjorie Cohn. Today marks the 50th anniversary of the start of the chemical warfare program in Vietnam without sufficient remedial action by the U.S. government.
Photos from Hanoi, Vietnam, August 8-10, 2011, taken at the 50th Anniversary of the First U.S. Spray of toxic defoliants in Vietnam.
The delegates to the Conference agreed to this “Call to Action”
The Conference, held in Hanoi from August 8th to 9th, 2011, included participants from around the world.
Featured image: VAVA Delegation, left to right: two translators, VAVA President Nguyen Van Rin, Nguyen Minh Y, Dang Hong Nhut From November 22nd to December 4th, 2010 a delegation of leaders of the...
While American-born vets can get medical care and disability compensation for their Agent Orange-related illnesses, America’s former allies get no such benefits.