Press review : Article published on RT :

https://www.rt.com/news/457053-vietnam-agent-orange-justice-monsanto/

‘Where is justice?’ Vietnam demands Monsanto pay victims of US Agent Orange chemical warfare

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Press review :

Documentary on Agent Orange to be screened in America

HÀ NỘI — The documentary Inside This Peace featuring a forgotten victim of Agent Orange living in Việt Nam will be available on Vimeo On Demand across America this Christmas. 

The documentary by America-based producer and director Linh Nga tells the story of Thoa, a forgotten victim of Agent Orange in Việt Nam, whose younger brother is also an AO victim. Thoa has “scary skin with huge black patches, numerous lumps and hair all over her body”. The lumps are filled with fluid and can’t be drained.

For decades, Thoa’s parents have been looking for Government help.

“Peace is defined as ‘freedom from the cessation of war and violence’ and peace in our documentary is just like their daily life after the war and the legacy of war that we have to face now,"  Linh Nga said on a talkshow. 

Linh Nga first met Thoa when she was 13 years old when they sat next to each other on a plane on the way to a charity performance in the central city of Đà Nẵng.

The hairs on Thoa’s fingers were very prickly. When she moved her arm next to Linh Nga’s, it was almost painful, but not the same pain she felt for her.

"That’s one of the reasons I wanted to make a documentary about her and do something for Thoa and people like her," Linh Nga said. 

Linh Nga won the TV Best Series award for her Xuôi Ngược Đường Trần (In The Shadow Of Life) movie at the Vietnamese International Film Festival in 2003. 

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Vietnam War veterans who suffer from hypertension may have contracted the condition when they were exposed to the chemical defoliant Agent Orange. A Nov. 14 report by the National Academies or Sciences, Engineering and Medicine found “sufficient evidence” that the malady and Agent Orange exposure are linked. The report also cited another related condition – monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS).

Researchers have long suspected that Agent Orange exposure is a likely cause of hypertension (high blood pressure that can lead to severe health consequences). According to the report, though, new findings show that there is “sufficient” evidence of a connection – an upgrade from the previous “limited or suggestive” category.

Please read more on the link below :

https://www.fedweek.com/armed-forces-news/hypertension-linked-to-agent-orange/

Saw in press  :

Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange Exposure – New Report

Hypertension Upgraded in Latest Biennial Review of Research on Health Problems in Veterans That May Be Linked to Agent Orange Exposure During Vietnam War

Read more: Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange Exposure – New Report

We invite you to discover this recent film dedicated to children with diseases and deformities due to Agent Orange on the link below :

https://youtu.be/S3DcCtoUubo

 

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