07 Aug '12, 5am

Righting A Historic Wrong « The Straits Times Blogs

By Nirmal Ghosh Thailand Correspondent [email protected] Bangkok - War is not just brutal, violent and tragic. It is also a disaster of multiple magnitudes, spanning human rights, public health, and environment. And of course it is entirely man made. This Thursday Aug 9, the first step towards cleaning up the public health and environmental residue of a particularly odious chapter in warfare, will take place at Da Nang airport in Vietnam. In 1969, newspapers in Saigon – now Ho Chi Minh City – ran pictures of babies born deformed because of chemical warfare. The papers were closed down for ‘’interfering with the war effort.’’ In 1970, photographer Philip Jones Griffiths began hearing stories of babies being born without eyes. I have his seminal book ‘’Agent Orange : ‘Collateral Damage’ in Viet Nam’’ on my desk as I write this. It is a stomach turning chronicle of the result...

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