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Vietnam demands Monsanto compensate Agent Orange victims after US cancer ruling precedent 

Hanoi is seeking justice for victims of exposure to the Agent Orange – the notorious chemical the firm supplied to the US military during the Vietnam War. 

12 million gallons of herbicide produced by Monsanto Corporation, among others, were dropped over the jungle to defoliate it. Because of such a high level of exposure to dioxin, a byproduct found in Agent Orange, millions of Vietnamese continue to suffer health conditions, often resulting in deformities which are passed through gene mutations to future generations.
Justice for agent orange victims.

Vietnam demands Monsanto compensate Agent Orange victims after US cancer ruling precedent 

Hanoi is seeking justice for victims of exposure to the Agent Orange – the notorious chemical the firm supplied to the US military during the Vietnam War. 

12 million gallons of herbicide produced by Monsanto Corporation, among others, were dropped over the jungle to defoliate it. Because of such a high level of exposure to dioxin, a byproduct found in Agent Orange, millions of Vietnamese continue to suffer health conditions, often resulting in deformities which are passed through gene mutations to future generations.
Agent orange passed through generations to victims

Vietnam demands Monsanto compensate Agent Orange victims after US cancer ruling precedent 

Hanoi is seeking justice for victims of exposure to the Agent Orange – the notorious chemical the firm supplied to the US military during the Vietnam War. 

12 million gallons of herbicide produced by Monsanto Corporation, among others, were dropped over the jungle to defoliate it. Because of such a high level of exposure to dioxin, a byproduct found in Agent Orange, millions of Vietnamese continue to suffer health conditions, often resulting in deformities which are passed through gene mutations to future generations.
12 million gallons of herbicide produced by Monsanto Corporation, among others, were dropped over the jungle to defoliate it.
Because of such a high level of exposure to dioxin, a byproduct found in Agent Orange, millions of Vietnamese continue to suffer health conditions, often resulting in deformities which are passed through gene mutations to future generations.
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Monsanto’s Dirty Links With Government Over Deadly White Phosphorus Manufacturing

Monsanto in Bed With the Pentagon: White Phosphorus Manufacturing Affords Agrichem Giant Special Protections

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Monsanto in Bed With the Pentagon: White Phosphorus Manufacturing Affords Agrichem Giant Special Protections
Monsanto’s Dirty Links With Government Over Deadly White Phosphorus Manufacturing.
A new, heavily-redacted report has come out showing just how deeply the corporation has been involved in the manufacture of deadly white phosphorus–with special protection from the U.S. government.
When it comes into contact with a person, white phosphorous ignites, and once it does it continues to burn until it runs out of fuel or is deprived of oxygen.
It sticks to clothing or skin, causing horrific, often fatal chemical burns.
If you’ve never heard of white phosphorus, there’s a good reason for that: the U.S. government and the government of Israel would rather you didn’t know about it, nor about their use of the horrific substance against civilian populations in conflicts in Fallujah and Gaza, respectively.
White phosphorus ignites spontaneously at 30º C, and is purportedly used to illuminate enemy positions or to create a smoke screen to cover troop movements.
However, although it is prohibited under the 1990 Convention on Conventional Arms (to which the U.S. is not a signatory) it is also sometimes used to firebomb enemy positions.
It has been widely reported that it has been used against civilians in Iraq and Gaza.
It is said that it “burns to the bone” according to witnesses who have seen white phosphorous in action, as its victims often have no way to stop its progression until it burns itself out.
When it comes into contact with a person, white phosphorous ignites, and once it does it continues to burn until it runs out of fuel or is deprived of oxygen.
It sticks to clothing or skin, causing horrific, often fatal chemical burns.
For a long time, Monsanto was the sole company in the U.S. to manufacture the stuff, earning it special mention from the Pentagon.
The pragmatists at the Pentagon noted that manufacturing white phosphorous requires special techniques and skills, and that, “With only one known producer (Monsanto) of WP in the NTIB (National Technology and Industrial Base) the Government’s support of this domestic capability is critically important…”
And the next time you hear some defender of GMOs talk about how companies like Monsanto are just benevolent corporations looking to feed the hungry people of the world, remind them that Monsanto is a chemical company first, and a seed company second. And that they have only one motive: profit.
And if the death and maiming of children and civilians is the path to profit, they will not hesitate to take it.
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White phosphorous shells first made by the the US for Vietnam have been given to Israel for its war crime use in the Palestine territories
These shells have killed and injured many in the Gaza attack by Israel of late December and January 2009
Of those injured many civilian casualties were severely burned and did not recover
Of those that have survived they now have a lifetime of recovering from this heinous chemical warfare — weapons made and shipped to Israel at no cost by the US
Obama Wars - Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Palestine.   Obama slimy fellow - Black aspect historical con

White phosphorous munitions that remain unexploded since the January 2009 attack on Gaza by the US and Israel are blown up March 15, 2010, by UN and Hamas sappers.

White phosphorous shells made by the US and given to Israel for its war crime use in the Palestine territories killed and injured many in the Gaza attack.

Of those injured many were severely burned and did not recover.

Of those that have survived they now have a lifetime of recovering from this heinous chemical warfare - weapons paid and made and shipped to Israel by the US.

More than Fifteen million US dollars is given by US taxpayers each day for the use of Israel, which presently involves the imprisonment of the remaining segregated ' Bantustan — Apartheid ' parcels of land occupied by millions of Palestinian people.

Palestinians were forced from their homes 60 years ago from what is now called Israel into refugee camps in Gaza and the West Bank, Jordan and Lebanon.

While attempts have been made by the Palestinians to create a better life for themselves, these refugee camps have been forced upon them to this day by American Taxpayer funding, and Anglo American, Europe backing and banking for Israel that has propped up the forced 'state' of Israel for more than fifty years.

Illuminati, New World Order elite have been at the forefront in protecting European and American settler people who stole the land and continue to steal the remaining few segments of land from the Palestinians, in essence taking away from the Palestinians piece by piece this land over these many years.

Funding by the US Taxpayer for the enslavement of the Palestinian people continues to increase, estimated now considerably more than the previous 4 billion US dollars per year.

Photo: AFP/Said Khatib

White phosphorous munitions that remain unexploded since the January 2009 attack on Gaza by the US and Israel are blown up March 15, 2010, by UN and Hamas sappers.
More than Fifteen million US dollars is given by US taxpayers each day for the use of Israel, which presently involves the imprisonment of the remaining segregated ' Bantustan — Apartheid ' parcels of land occupied by millions of Palestinian people.
Palestinians were forced from their homes 60 years ago from what is now called Israel into refugee camps in Gaza and the West Bank, Jordan and Lebanon.
While attempts have been made by the Palestinians to create a better life for themselves, these refugee camps have been forced upon them to this day by American Taxpayer funding, and Anglo American, Europe backing and banking for Israel that has propped up the forced 'state' of Israel for more than fifty years.
Illuminati, New World Order elite have been at the forefront in protecting European and American settler people who stole the land and continue to steal the remaining few segments of land from the Palestinians, in essence taking away from the Palestinians piece by piece this land over these many years.
Funding by the US Taxpayer for the enslavement of the Palestinian people continues to increase, estimated now considerably more than the previous 4 billion US dollars per year.
Photo: AFP/Said Khatib
Dear Lord Rothschild
Dear Lord Rothschild, I have much pleasure in conveying to you, on behalf of His Majesty's Government, the following declaration of sympathy with Israel Zionist aspirations which has been submitted to, and approved by, the Cabinet.
The history of Lebanon cannot be separated from that of Palestine and Syria
Balfour Declaration was mentioned by almost every Palestinian spokesman who commented that America does not recognize the refugees' right of return
The submitted map included the southern part of Lebanon to the Litani River, the Syrian Golan Heights, and the West and East banks of the Jordan River.
     Zionist Conspiracy towards Eretz Israel      
      Lebanon and its bloody history up to 1983       
      US Israel Murder     
Agent Orange baby - Monsanto Dow Chemical Agent Orange Dioxin Vietnam.

500,000 children born with birth defects from Agent Orange in Vietnam

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Agent Orange baby
Monsanto home of GMO and Agent Orange.

500,000 children born with birth defects from Agent Orange in Vietnam

People hold a sign showing Monsanto as one of the most important producers of Agent Orange used upon Vietnam, as well as its present genetically modified organisms GMO spread around the world, in front of the White House in Washington on May 25, 2013.

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People hold a sign showing Monsanto as one of the most important producers of Agent Orange used upon Vietnam, as well as its present genetically modified organisms GMO's spread around the world, in front of the White House, May 25, 2013.

Chemical companies, US authorities knew dangers of Agent Orange
Jon DillinghamAugust 10, 2009
Those responsible for exposing Vietnamese citizens and US troops to toxic defoliants kept silent about known health implications, a review of documents finds.
Agent Orange victims march on Le Duan Boulevard in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1 Sunday, August 9, 2009, to commemorate the first Orange Day in Vietnam.

Chemical companies, US authorities knew dangers of Agent Orange.

Those responsible for exposing Vietnamese citizens and US troops to toxic defoliants kept silent about known health implications, a review of documents finds.

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Agent Orange victims march Sunday, August 9, 2009 on Le Duan Boulevard in Ho Chi Minh City’s District 1
To commemorate the first Orange Day in Vietnam.
US chemical companies that made Agent Orange and the government and military authorities who ordered its spraying on Vietnam knew the human health toll it could take, according to official and unofficial documents detailing the history of the deadly defoliant.
A review of the documents related to the use of Agent Orange – a dioxin-laden herbicide – in Vietnam, including decades-old declassified papers from the companies that manufactured it and the government and military that used it, provides compelling evidence that those in charge also concealed evidence of the devastating effects it could have on people.
Mum’s the word
A declassified letter by V.K. Rowe at Dow’s Biochemical Research Library to Bioproducts Manager Ross Milholland dated June 24, 1965 clearly states that the company knew the dioxin in their products, including Agent Orange, could hurt people.
In reference to 2,4,5,-trichlorophenol and 2,3,7,8, -tetrachlorodibenzodioxin (components of Agent Orange), Rowe stated:
“This material is exceptionally toxic; it has a tremendous potential for producing chloracne and systemic injury.”
Agent Orange baby - Monsanto Dow Chemical Agent Orange Dioxin Vietnam.

500,000 children born with birth defects from Agent Orange in Vietnam

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Clawed fingers,
sometimes extra fingers, toes
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Rowe worried the company would suffer if word got out.
“The whole 2,4,5-T industry would be hard hit and I would expect restrictive legislation, either barring the material or putting very rigid controls upon it.”
So he said the company should keep quiet about the toxicity:
“There is no reason why we cannot get this problem under strict control and thereby hopefully avoid restrictive legislation ... I trust you will be very judicious in your use of this information.
It could be quite embarrassing if it were misinterpreted or misused ...
P.S. Under no circumstances may this letter be reproduced, shown, or sent to anyone outside of Dow.”
Dow played its cards right, never getting in serious trouble.   The spraying of Agent Orange in Vietnam went on for another six years.
Dow did not return phone calls and emails requesting comment on the Agent Orange issue.
Could have manufactured without dioxin but process slower and more expensive
In the latest case of US veterans trying to sue Dow and Monsanto for their cancers related to Agent Orange exposure, Supreme Court Documents related to a petition for a Writ of Certiorari in Daniel Raymond Stephenson, et al., petitioners, v. Dow Chemical Company, Monsanto Company, et al., respondents, further implicates the companies in cover-ups and misinformation.
The petitioners state that the companies knew their dioxins, such as those used in Agent Orange, were harmful and lied about it while concealing information, including the fact that several factory workers had fallen sick after exposure to dioxin.
US attack on Vietnam.

Monsanto Dow Chemical Agent Orange Dioxin Vietnam.

500,000 children born with birth defects from Agent Orange in Vietnam

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US killing Vietnam 400,000 people
Several key facts “remain undisputed,” according to the document:
“Respondents never shared the information in their sole possession about health risks attributable to dioxin.”
“Respondents used proprietary, defective manufacturing processes that dangerously contaminated 2,4,5- T with dioxin.”
That is, the chemical companies could have manufactured their products without dioxin, as other companies had done, but the process was slower and more expensive, so they chose a more dangerous method.
The companies “secretly tested their products for dioxin and hid its extreme toxicity from the military,” according to the petitioners.
The petitioners stated that the companies had been hiding information during the ongoing court process:
“Respondents also misrepresent today’s medical understanding of the injuries caused by exposure to dioxin.
Instead of telling this Court that the NAS/IOM has found that numerous cancers have been related to exposure to dioxin-contaminated 2,4,5-T (ingredient in Agent Orange) they quote a twenty-year-old Second Circuit opinion to say: ‘Even today, . . . no . . . evidence that Agent Orange was hazardous to human health.’”
The petitioners said the companies had misrepresented the health effects with “patently false” assertions that none of their workers had gotten sick from dioxin poisoning.
Agent Orange baby - Monsanto Dow Chemical Agent Orange Dioxin Vietnam.

500,000 children born with birth defects from Agent Orange in Vietnam

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500,000 children born with birth defects from Agent Orange
in Vietnam
Inside job
Though numerous studies have uncontroversially demonstrated the devastating effects of dioxin exposure on humans, the companies that manufactured Agent Orange have gone out of their way to offer their own unique perspective.
Through 2004, Dow and Monsanto funded several friendly studies by Dr. Alvin L. Young to show that the exposure of US ground forces to Agent Orange should be of minimal health concern.
Young’s schizophrenic reports go back and forth from saying that dioxins are not harmful to saying they are harmful and his largely debunked studies have drawn the scorn of prominent members of the scientific community.
“Young is paid by the chemical companies,” Dr. Wayne Dwernychuk, a retired senior/advisor at Hatfield Consultants, told Thanh Nien Daily.   “I don’t believe a word he says.” Hatfield Consultants is a research leader in the field of contamination from dioxin herbicides in Vietnam.
US military experts knew
Though reports point to the fact that chemical companies like Dow and Monsanto knowingly hid evidence of dioxin-related medical problems from the government, the declassified 1990 Zumwalt Report suggests that US military experts knew that Agent Orange was harmful at the time of its use.
The report quotes a 1988 letter from Dr. James R. Clary, a former government scientist with the Chemical Weapons Branch, to Senator Tom Daschle. Dr. Clary was involved in designing tanks that sprayed herbicides and defoliants in Vietnam, according to the report.
Agent orange spraying - five hundred thousand babies born with deformities from Dow Chemical Monsanto Agent Orange Dioxin in Vietnam.

Vietnam US killing and destruction.

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Vietnam US killing and destruction
Clary told Daschle:
“When we (military scientists) initiated the herbicide program in the 1960’s, we were aware of the potential for damage due to dioxin contamination in the herbicide.
We were even aware that the ‘military’ formulation had a higher dioxin concentration than the ‘civilian’ version due to the lower cost and speed of manufacture.
However, because the material was to be used on the ‘enemy,’ none of us were overly concerned.
We never considered a scenario in which our own personnel would become contaminated with the herbicide.
And, if we had, we would have expected our own government to give assistance to veterans so contaminated.”
Chemical warfare: calling a spade a spade
Supporters of the US’s Agent Orange Campaign prefer to call it an “herbicide program” rather than chemical warfare.   But official documents reveal that the US Senate knew its real name.
In US Senate Congressional Records dated August 11, 1969, a table presented to senators showed that congress clearly classified 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T (main components of Agent Orange) in the Chemical and Biological Warfare category.
The table also includes Cacodylic Acid, a main component of Agent Blue, another chemical sprayed on Vietnam to kill plants, in the official Chemical and Biological Warfare category.
The table describes it as “an arsenic-base compound... heavy concentrations will cause arsenical poisoning in humans.   Widely used in Vietnam.   It is composed of 54.29 percent arsenic.”
As Vietnam War Scholar and US Veteran W.D. Ehrhart put it concisely in a Thanh Nien Daily interview last week: “It would be hard to describe Agent Orange as anything other than a chemical weapon.   Dioxin is a chemical.”
So is arsenic.
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Agent orange - U.S. military dumped 20 million gallons of chemicals on vietnam from 1962 - 1971

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U.S. military dumped 20 million gallons of chemicals on vietnam from 1962 - 1971
A wide range of diseases caused by exposure to the Agent Orange herbicide, including but not limited to Parkinson’s Disease, prostate cancer, respiratory cancers of the lung, larynx, trachea, and bronchus, Hodgkin’s Disease, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Leukemia, Type 2 Diabetes and Ischemic Heart Disease.

The effects of exposure to Agent Orange are also passed on to the children of victims.

An Institute of Medicine study in January 2015 found that C-123 reservists stationed in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts had been exposed to Agent Orange residues in the planes and suffered higher risks of health problems as a result.

The VA said it subsequently determined that pilots, mechanics and medical personnel who served at seven other locations in the U.S. and abroad also were potentially affected – Florida, Virginia, and Arizona, as well as Taiwan, Panama, South Korea and the Philippines.

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US Government Finally Admits
Agent Orange Poisoned Troops
An Institute of Medicine study in January 2015 found that C-123 reservists stationed in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Massachusetts had been exposed to Agent Orange residues in the planes and suffered higher risks of health problems as a result.
The VA said it subsequently determined that pilots, mechanics and medical personnel who served at seven other locations in the U.S. and abroad also were potentially affected — Florida, Virginia, and Arizona, as well as Taiwan, Panama, South Korea and the Philippines.
A wide range of diseases caused by exposure to the Agent Orange herbicide, including but not limited to Parkinson’s Disease, prostate cancer, respiratory cancers of the lung, larynx, trachea, and bronchus, Hodgkin’s Disease, Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Leukemia, Type 2 Diabetes and Ischemic Heart Disease.
The effects of exposure to Agent Orange are also passed on to the children of victims.
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US chemical companies concealed effects of dioxin, say advocates
By An Dien and Jon Dillingham
Thanh Nien — August 6, 2009
An American lawyer and a French activist say chemical companies that produced Agent Orange, a toxic defoliant used by the US Army during the Vietnam War, connived to cover up its dangers.
The following are excerpts from interviews conducted with Gerson H. Smoger, a lawyer who has represented American Agent Orange victims for years, and Marie Hélène Lavallard, a member of the French-Vietnamese Friendship Association, on how US chemical companies hid the fact that they knew how hazardous Agent Orange was.
Thanh Nien Daily:   How can these companies get away with compensating Americans but not Vietnamese?
Smoger:   I would not say that they “got away with compensating,” because I can assure you that the responsible chemical companies had no interest in compensating anyone.
Also, unfortunately, the chemical companies have never really compensated the vast majority of American veterans either.
While there was a settlement entered into in 1984, the money ran out in 1994.
Of the 2.4 million Americans who served in Vietnam, only about 60,000 ever received anything from the companies… Given how long it takes to get cancer from the chemicals, virtually none of the veterans who got cancer have received any compensation from the companies...
...I have reviewed literally millions of pages of documents... It seems that the manufacturers conspired to hide the dangers from the US government and the rest of the world.
The chemical companies knew about the dangers and held secret meetings with the purpose of conspiring to keep the knowledge of the dangers from the US government.
Lavallard:   The first thing to do is consider separately the 1984 agreement [with US Veterans] and the 2004-2008 lawsuit [filed by Vietnamese victims], not because they are separated by 20 years, though they are, but because they have almost nothing in common.
The settlement of 1984 was not a judgment; on the contrary it was made to avoid a lawsuit… Why did the parties choose a private settlement?
One has to consider the background.
In 1980, 1983 and 1984, three studies were published by Dr. George Roush, the medical director of Monsanto.
They asserted, especially the last two, that Agent Orange had no inconvenient effects on human health.
Of course, they were faked but that was discovered only years later.
At the moment, they were “The Truth.”
So the veterans were afraid of losing everything with the lawsuit and preferred a settlement... On Monsanto’s side, they were up to the nostrils in the Times Beach scandal, a small town so contaminated by TCDD that finally the US government bought it all in February 1983 and had it scratched from the surface of the earth.
Monsanto was guilty and was organizing its defense.
It did not need the bad publicity of a lawsuit for Agent Orange. Do not ask if it escaped the Times Beach condemnation, it did, having people destroying the necessary documents.
Not the slightest “moral” feeling in this settlement.
Just a cynical and clever way to pay a small sum to avoid a bigger disgrace.
The amount was ridiculous.
Once the lawyers had taken their share, the compensations for some 40,000 people ranged from US$256-12 800, with an estimated mean of $4,000.
Even in 1984 it was not much.
For those who received their share in the last years up to 1994 it was simply alms ...the judge did not rule in favor of the American victims.
It was a private settlement, such as the American law permits.
It was not generous.
As for the Vietnamese victims, be sure the corporations do not care at all for them.
They knew their herbicides were lethal, and they got along to hide it from the US Army at a Dow-Monsanto secret meeting in 1965.
They could have produced the herbicides with much less TCDD, or even without it, but they were only interested in making as much money as possible selling as many gallons as possible as quickly as possible.
Should the US do more to help clean up Agent Orange “hot-spots” in Vietnam?
Lavallard:   Easy question: The US government requested and obtained $120 million from Hercules, a chemical company who manufactured herbicides for the war and moved to another place without cleaning its former plant.
US militarism
More than a third of land in six central Vietnamese provinces lethally contaminated with unexploded bombs and land mines
Just calculate!
Whatever the “legal” aspect, the USA are responsible for poisoning huge parts of Vietnam.
They made the mess, they have to clean it.
I notice that this question is much easier than the question of sanitary damages.
For those, there are still arguments about proofs, scientific enough or not, diseases due to sprayings or to other reasons, etc.
But for the environment, the question is perfectly clear: the US wanted to destroy the forest, they succeeded.
They wanted to ban the peasants away from their rice fields, they did.
They wanted to destroy the crops, they did, and some contaminated areas remain unsuitable and dangerous to live in.
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Agent Orange spraying

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Agent Orange spraying
Agent Orange’s toxic legacy lingers on
November 17, 2008
More than 30 years after it ended, the Vietnam War is still having a devastating impact on the lives of ordinary people.
Up to five million Vietnamese were exposed to Agent Orange, a deadly herbicide sprayed by the U.S. Army over wide areas.
The chemical killed tens of thousands but has left a tragic legacy of birth defects and disabilities in those born long after the war.
Almost 80 million litres of the poisonous herbicide was sprayed by the U.S. military during the war in Vietnam. The aim was to destroy the jungle that provided cover for the Vietnamese army.
But the powerful weed killer contained one of the world’s most toxic chemicals - dioxin.
Cancer, birth defects, psychiatric disorders and diabetes are just a few of the diseases caused by it.
Agent orange spraying - five hundred thousand babies born with deformities from Dow Chemical Monsanto Agent Orange Dioxin in Vietnam.

Vietnam US killing and destruction.

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five hundred thousand babies born with deformities
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Vu Tan Kim was a soldier during the war. He says when the chemical was sprayed on their base, they didn’t know how dangerous it was.
Only after his daughter was born he was told by doctors the dioxin he was exposed to had affected his genes.
His daughter is blind, her arms and legs are deformed and she is mentally handicapped.
“If I had my leg cut or went blind, that’s ok. But here my blood was poisoned and even though the war ended in Vietnam, every time I come home I feel very sad when I see my daughter,” he says.
He says the one dollar a day he gets from his government is not enough and that it's the U.S. who should compensate.
However, America's constitution protects those who were responsible at the time, so the victims took the companies who developed Agent Orange to court.
But the judge, who had previously awarded millions of dollars to American veterans who suffered from the poison, threw the case out.
Nguyen Trong Nhan is a leading official of the Vietnam Association for Victims of Agent Orange (VAVA).
He says that despite having little faith in America's legal system the battle continues and they hope to win their appeal.
Da Nang International Airport is now a gateway for millions of tourists.
What they don’t know is that it’s also one of Vietnam’s three toxic hot spots.
The American military stored unused dioxin at this former airbase.
Lev Fedorov, Doctor of Chemical Science says:
“Local people here are still being chronically poisoned. The dioxin that was sprayed on the territory doesn't' go anywhere. It's very resistant.”
Residents nearby were warned only last year that vegetables grown here and fish caught in the lake are poisonous.
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Politicians playing with killing.

Robert Mcnamara Vietnam US killing.

Politicians playing with killing.

US killing Vietnam 400,000 people.

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Politicians playing with killing
Vietnam US killing and destruction.

US killing Vietnam 400,000 people

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US killing Vietnam 400,000 people
Robert Mcnamara politicians playing with killing

Agent orange spraying - five hundred thousand babies born with deformities from Dow Chemical Monsanto Agent Orange Dioxin in Vietnam.

Vietnam US killing and destruction.

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Five hundred thousand babies born with deformities from Dow Chemical Monsanto Agent Orange dioxin in Vietnam.
Monsanto, Dow Chemical, let off hook by New York Federal Court for Agent Orange toxic herbicide manufacture.
Ranch Hand — a US government operation — defoliated 1.2 million acres of land and dispensed 4.8 million gallons of chemicals over Vietnam
Nguyen Thi Thuy remembers crawling into tunnels during the day and covering her mouth with a wet rag when the US military sprayed the landscape with defoliant:
I didn't know what it was then, but it was white.
The sky and earth were scorched.
The earth had lost all its greenery.
We didn't know it was Agent Orange at that time.
When my daughter was born, everyone could see through her stomach.
It was like looking through translucent paper.
You could see her intestines and liver.
She died several hours later.
Tran Thi Hoa:
It wasn't until 27 years later that I started to get sick and my hands and feet started to curl outward and shrivel up.
Before, my hands and feet were not like this.
I was able to work, but now I can't.
I can't even take care of myself.
More Vietnamese are becoming aware of the consequences of Agent Orange.
They are voicing their experiences and expressing their expectations and needs through global channels.
Tran Thi Hoa said she'd like to receive compensation so she can hire an attendant to take care of her as her disability encompasses her.
Nguyen Thi Thuy wants to know who will take care of her disabled children when she is gone.
Thousands of other questions Vietnamese are just now finding the voice to ask their former US adversaries.
Taken from: Ngoc Nguyen/Aaron Glantz - Asia Times
Rehabilitation.

Agent Orange Victim

Ranch Hand — a US government operation — defoliated 1.2 million acres of land and dispensed 4.8 million gallons of chemicals over Vietnam

Doing this has created more than 1 million Agent Orange victims.

Monsanto, Dow Chemical, let off hook by New York Federal Court for Agent Orange toxic herbicide manufacture.

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Rehabilitation
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Spectre orange
Nearly 30 years after the Vietnam war, a chemical weapon used by US troops is still exacting a hideous toll on each new generation.
Cathy Scott-Clark and Adrian Levy report
Saturday March 29 2003
Hong Hanh is falling to pieces.   She has been poisoned by the most toxic molecule known to science; it was sprayed during a prolonged military campaign.
The contamination persists.
No redress has been offered, no compensation.
The superpower that spread the toxin has done nothing to combat the medical and environmental catastrophe that is overwhelming her country....
Hong Hanh's story, and that of many more like her, is quietly unfolding in Vietnam today.
Her declining half-life is spent unseen, in her home, an unremarkable concrete box in Ho Chi Minh City, filled with photographs, family plaques and yellow enamel stars, a place where the best is made of the worst.
Hong Hanh is both surprising and terrifying.
Ranch Hand — a US government operation
Destroyed 1.2 million acres of land in Vietnam
4.8 million gallons of chemicals
Here is a 19-year-old who lives in a 10-year-old's body.
She clatters around with disjointed spidery strides which leave her soaked in sweat.
When she cannot stop crying, soothing creams and iodine are rubbed into her back, which is a lunar collage of septic blisters and scabs.
"My daughter is dying," her mother says.
My youngest daughter is 11 and she has the same symptoms.
What should we do?
Their fingers and toes stick together before they drop off.
Their hands wear down to stumps.
Every day they lose a little more skin.
And this is not leprosy.
The doctors say it is connected to American chemical weapons we were exposed to during the Vietnam war.
650,000 alive victims — 500,000 have already died — estimated 3 million Vietnamese people died in the attack by the US
There are an estimated 650,000 like Hong Hanh in Vietnam, suffering from an array of baffling chronic conditions.
Another 500,000 have already died.
The thread that weaves through all their case histories is defoliants deployed by the US military during the war.
Some of the victims are veterans who were doused in these chemicals during the war, others are farmers who lived off land that was sprayed.
The second generation are the sons and daughters of war veterans, or children born to parents who lived on contaminated land.
Now there is a third generation, the grandchildren of the war and its victims.
Iraq tank destroyed by depleted uranium weapons
This is a chain of events bitterly denied by the US government.
Millions of litres of defoliants such as Agent Orange were dropped on Vietnam, but US government scientists claimed that these chemicals were harmless to humans and short-lived in the environment.
US strategists argue that Agent Orange was a prototype smart weapon, a benign tactical herbicide that saved many hundreds of thousands of American lives by denying the North Vietnamese army the jungle cover that allowed it ruthlessly to strike and feint.
New scientific research, however, confirms what the Vietnamese have been claiming for years.
Portrays US government as one that has illicitly used weapons of mass destruction
It also portrays the US government as one that has illicitly used weapons of mass destruction, stymied all independent efforts to assess the impact of their deployment, failed to acknowledge cold, hard evidence of maiming and slaughter, and pursued a policy of evasion and deception.
 
Agent Orange victims images
The Legacy of Agent Orange Contaminated areas
Monsanto — 2003 to 2018
Monsanto took over regulatory bodies all over the world to lobby GMO
Monsanto is trying to take full control of the world’s seed supply for a greater profit, hiding any report of damage GMO does to the ecosystem and human health.
Stuart Pape of the National Yogurt Association has petitioned the FDA twice to allow aspartame in yogurt and dairy products unlabeled.
But rather than conduct more studies to test the link to autism and other forms of brain damage, the CDC placed politics over science
In 'defense' war programs researchers in the USA UK Russia and Germany have genetically engineered biological weapons agents, building new deadly strains.
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