Nearly 700,000 signatures collected to support Vietnamese A/O victims
April 7, 2007
|17:20′ 04/04/2007 (GMT+7)|
VietNamNet Bridge – Len Aldis, Secretary of the Britain-Vietnam Friendship Society, has sent a letter to thank those who have supported Vietnamese Agent Orange (AO) victims in a struggle for justice against US chemical companies.
The letter was carried out on the occasion that the “PetitionOnline.com” has collected 700,000 signatures to support Vietnamese AO victims.
The letter read in part: “Dear friends at PetitionOnline.com. Please allow me on behalf of the Britain-Vietnam Friendship Society to express our sincere thanks for all the support you have given to us in the campaign to gather support for Vietnamese AO victims.
“It has been very encouraging to witness such huge support for the petition that is now close to reaching 700,000 signatures. Your hosting of this petition has given many thousands of people, in many countries, the opportunity to express their support for these tragic victims by signing. We are also pleased to have received many messages of thanks from the people who signed.
“In June the Judges of the New York Court of Appeals will meet to give their ruling. We shall, before they meet, be forwarding the petition address to the Judges of the Court of Appeal so that they can see for themselves the 700,000 plus signatures of people around the world who seek Justice for the Vietnamese AO victims.”