» Congressional Hearing on UXO in Laos

On April 22, 2010, Legacies of War testified at the House of Representatives hearing, “Legacies of War: Unexploded Ordnance in Laos,” led by the leadership of Representative Eni F.H. Faleomavaega (D-AS), Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment (Committee on Foreign Affairs).

» Tapestry of Hope

Inspired by the beautiful textiles of Laos, Legacies of War is working with artists and organizers in the U.S. to develop the Tapestry of Hope: Weaving Together a Bomb-Free Future, a collection of art pieces from organizations, individuals, and collectives from across the nation to install in Vientiane during the Convention on Cluster Munitions First Meeting of State Parties.

» Multimedia

View the Multimedia Interactive Center (MIC), photographs by Phil Borges, plus find information on films about Laos and cluster munitions.

» Cluster Bomb Fact Sheet

Cluster bombs are designed as anti-personnel, anti-armor weapons, but the primary victims have been innocent civilians. More than 95% of documented cluster bomb victims are civilians and one-third are children, who are drawn to the small, toy-like metal objects.

» Books & Documents

» Letters & Requests

» Walt Haney Papers

Walt Haney has been gathering photos and accounts of Laotian refugees for the past 40 years.

» Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act

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