Posted: Mar 5, 2010
During the Vietnam War, the U.S. military dropped more bombs on supply routes in Laos than it did on all of Europe during World War II. Laos is paying the price, as the countryside is still riddled with unexploded bombs — many of which look like harmless metal spheres. Bomb disposal units are trying to reclaim the land from tons of unexploded ordnance.
Event Date: Jan 20, 2010
Walt Haney, Forbush Library Trustee and longtime resident of Westminster, will give a talk on “The Bombing of Laos and the Continuing Tragedy of Cluster Bombs.”
Posted: Jul 1, 2009
Memory Tree Workshop in Seattle with Artist Judy Shintani, Advocacy Update, International Effort to Ban Cluster Bombs
Posted: Jun 1, 2009
A Peaceful Legacy Campaign launches, Seattle API Heritage Month, Curriculum, Upcoming Events
January 2009 Newsletter – Laos Joins Over 90 Countries to Sign International Treaty to Ban Cluster Bombs
Posted: Jan 1, 2009
Laos joins over 90 countries to sign international treaty to ban cluster bombs, Boston College Film & Lecture Series:The Secret War in Laos and the Continuing Tragedy of Cluster Bombs, Seattle youth bringing it “Back to the Homeland”
Posted: Nov 26, 2008
Imagine growing up in a country where the equivalent of a B52 planeload of cluster bombs was dropped every eight minutes for nine years.
Posted: Sep 1, 2008
Highlights from Our Lao Trip and Learning Tour, Schools Not Bombs Campaign
Posted: Nov 10, 2007
Xayasana Lounmala, 23, could barely make it through “Refugee Nation,” a performance at Out North Theater that delves deep into the Lao American experience. He didn’t know what to expect, but it sure wasn’t sitting there in tears.