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Human Rights Watch: “Cluster Munitions Ban and Legacy”

Posted: Nov 3, 2010

Countries that have signed on to a new international treaty banning cluster munitions are meeting in Laos this week. But many producers of these dangerous weapons haven’t signed on to the ban.

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First Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (1MSP)

Event Dates: Nov 9, 2010 - Nov 12, 2010

Legacies of War is attending the First Meeting of States Parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions (1MSP) in Vientiane, Lao PDR. Leading up to the meeting, we will be traveling around Laos and attending other events. We will be documenting our entire trip and experiences with a microsite: Legacies of War @ 1MSP. Check […]

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Cluster Munition Coalition: “Campaign urges governments to get on board cluster bomb ban”

Posted: Oct 19, 2010

Lao PDR to host historic meeting of the Convention on Cluster Munitions (New York, 19 October 2010) – Governments that have not yet joined the international treaty banning cluster bombs should get on board without delay and participate in next month’s historic meeting of the convention, said the Cluster Munition Coalition today at a special […]

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Twin Cities Daily Planet: “Intermedia Arts faces ‘Legacies of War’ in Laos and Minnesota”

Posted: Oct 4, 2010

The floor isn’t usually something that grabs your attention—let alone alarms you—when you enter an art exhibit. But the yellow dots beneath your feet at Legacies of War might inspire a double take when you are prompted to imagine that they are bombs, posing the threat of detonation at any moment.

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National Traveling Exhibition Midwest Premiere in Minneapolis

Event Dates: Sep 30, 2010 - Oct 24, 2010

The Legacies of War National Traveling Exhibition will have its Midwest premiere September 30th at Intermedia Arts. The exhibition will be accompanied by workshops, film screenings and a touring performance of Refugee Nation.

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Star Tribune: “Living in war’s shadow”

Posted: Sep 30, 2010

Memories of a “secret war” 30-plus years ago in Laos still haunt refugees living in Minnesota. Their stories will be part of a national exhibit opening this week in Minneapolis.

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Lao Voices: “A life shattered while looking for scrap metal”

Posted: Sep 25, 2010

Residents of Phoxay village in Phalanxay district, Savannakhet province, have stopped collecting unexploded ordnance (UXO) to sell for scrap metal since a bomb exploded on a young man three years ago.

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Legacies of War featured in “Hyphen” magazine

Posted: Sep 21, 2010

Legacies of War is featured in the article “Land of a Million Bombs” written by Legacies board member Santi Suthinithet. It’s in the latest issue of Hyphen – “The Legacy Issue.”

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