Princess Diana death: Charity calls to eradicate landmines on 20th anniversary

Princess Diana death: Charity calls to eradicate landmines on 20th anniversary
 

The California-based humanitarian organisation, Roots of Peace, was set up in memory of Princess Diana, who was an avid campaigner against landmines. 
Roots of Peace, which is dedicated to the removal of landmines and the replanting and rebuilding of the war-torn regions, has demanded the eradication of all landmines in Quang Tri province in Vietnam by Earth Day 2020. 
Today there are still millions of landmines in Vietnam over 40 years after the war ended. 
Since 1975, these landmines have killed 42,000 Vietnamese people and injured more than 62,000.
The charity wants to ensure there are... read more

 
30 August 2017 in World News, Views: 40
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