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Trial opens in France over herbicides used by US in Vietnam

Paris, Jan 25 (Prensa Latina) The Evry court on Monday opened the trial of 19 companies from the United States that manufacture the so-called Agent Orange, a powerful herbicide used by the US Army during the Vietnam War (1964-1975).

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  • Countries United_States
  • Published in Justice

A French ‘Windrush’? When French Caribbeans were treated as second-class citizens

The ongoing “Windrush” scandal continues to dominate the news in the UK. We have been scandalised by the appalling treatment of people from the Commonwealth Caribbean who were encouraged to come to Britain to help reduce labour shortages after World War II. They made Britain their home, but in recent years have faced deportation if they could not prove when they arrived.

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  • Countries Caribbean
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