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toxic dioxin

Scientists seek strong legal base for AO victims

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Scientists seek strong legal base for AO victims

A national symposium was held in Hanoi on March 12 seeking to fortify legal grounds to demand the US government and chemical companies take responsibility for the consequences of Agent Orange/dioxin sprayed on Vietnam during wartime.

VAVA urged to maintain key role in AO victim care

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VAVA urged to maintain key role in AO victim care

Addressing the consequences of toxic Agent Orange (AO) and caring for the AO victims are a long-term, crucial and urgent task, continuously needing the key role of the Vietnam Association of Victims of AO/dioxin (VAVA), Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has said.

VN’s AO victims not alone in fight for justice

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VN’s AO victims not alone in fight for justice

Although a lawsuit filed by Vietnamese Agent Orange/dioxin victims against US chemical companies was rejected by the US Court, a great number of friends throughout the world, even US veterans and organisations, affirmed their intention to continue joining the struggle for not only AO/dioxin victims but also justice and humanity.

VAVA calls for support to AO victims

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VAVA calls for support to AO victims

The Vietnam Association of Victims of Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin (VAVA) has called on Vietnamese people and international friends to support AO victims in their lives and fight for justice.

War-era victims receive more gifts

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War-era victims receive more gifts

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA), the nation’s only newswire, for many years has joined hands with individuals and organisations alleviating the plight of Agent Orange/dioxin victims.

US House of Representatives to hold AO hearing

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US House of Representatives to hold AO hearing

A hearing on Agent Orange (AO) in Vietnam will be held in Washington D.C. on July 15 by the US House of Representatives to examine how to meet the needs of Vietnam’s AO victims who have been exposed to the toxic dioxin contained in the Agent Orange used by the US during the Vietnam War.