Agent Orange news archive


Len Aldis 80th birthday - British Agent Orange activist

Len Aldis has collected close to 711.000 signatures online in 2004-2007 in support of Agent Orange victims and send open letters to USA presidents from Bill Clinton, Bush, Obama and Michelle Obama

Washington Monthly, January/February 2010


The Agent Orange Boomerang - A dark legacy of the Vietnam War is creating a whole new set of problems.

  • Introduction: A Legacy Revisited - Agent Orange is still damaging lives in Vietnam. The time has come for America to act.
  • Agent of Influence - The realpolitik case for compensating Vietnam.
  • The Environmental Consequences of War - Why militaries almost never clean up the messes they leave behind.
  • A Hard Way to Die - Why hundreds of thousands of Vietnam vets with Agent Orange–related diseases have been made to suffer without VA health care.

"The Return of Agent Orange" based on this special report 
Another link for the panel 




Agent Orange Day 10th August & Action Month for AO victims 10/8 - 10/9 2009

International Peoples Tribunal of Conscience in support of the Vietnamese Victims of Agent Orange 15-16. May in Paris, France


2-3/12 2008 Second National Congress of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange/Dioxin (VAVA) in Hanoi


VAORRC:  Photos and USA speaches (go down to 2008)


Through the Forest, a Clearer View of the Needs of a People  - New York Times - By Christie Aschwanden Published: September 18, 2007. A LUOI VALLEY, Vietnam: Phung Tuu Boi reaches down to inspect one of the spiny shrubs lined up in a row before him. A few feet away, a cow grazes serenely in this emerald valley in the hills of central Vietnam. PDF
Vietnam Wars Lasting Legacy - Hotspots and regreening 2008. Phung Tuu Boi Center for Assistance in Nature Conservation and Community Development. 89 slides PDF of Powerpoint Presentation - 8,8 MB Agent Orange and the Environment: From Research to Remediation - Phung Tuu Boi 2007 - PDF af Powerpoint presentation 39 pages 2,17 mb

2/3 2007 Times Magazine:
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In Vietnam, Old Foes Take Aim at Wars Toxic Legacy
By Anthony Faiola in the Washington Post 13/11 2006.DA NANG, Vietnam -- For a stark reminder of the Vietnam War, people living near the airport in this central industrial city can still stroll along the old stone walls that once surrounded a U.S. military base. But Luu Thi Nguyen, a 31-year-old homemaker, needs only to look into the face of her young daughter. 
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