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Chemical weapons Human rights Syria

The Douma chlorine gas cylinder valves

This is a note on the Douma gas cylinder valves which are obviously important to the Douma investigation.

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Chemical weapons Human rights Syria

A Douma false-flag attack?

Was there a false flag attack in Douma and was a sophisticated nerve agent employed?

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Chemical weapons Human rights Syria

Without any in situ inspection, OPCW confirms Sarin exposure during the events that took place in Idlib (Syria), last April 4th

On April 19, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), confirmed that “the analysis indicate that the victims were exposed to Sarin or a Sarin-like substance” during the events occurred in Idlib, Syria, last April 4th (see full text of the press release issued a the end of this note).

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Chemical weapons Human rights Syria

The alleged Khan Sheikhoun chemical attack

The alleged chemical weapons attack in Khan Sheikhoun led rapidly and directly to the attack by the US on a Syrian airbase, shared with the Russians, so it is important to look at the evidence in order to discover the truth of what happened.

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Human rights Human Rights Watch Syria

New Human Rights Watch Report and the Caesar photos

A comparison of the just-published Human Rights Watch Report on the cache of “Caesar” photos with the report prepared in January 2014 on behalf of Carter-Ruck indicates some remarkable discrepancies and raise some serious questions about the whole process of analysis of this cache of photographs.

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Human rights

Arguments based on UN resolution 2249 in Prime Minister´s report on airstrikes in Syria: some clarifications needed

Guest post by Nicolas Boeglin,  Professor of International Law, Law Faculty, University of Costa Rica (UCR) A few days ago, Prime Minister David Cameron appealed to Parliament Members to vote in favour of Royal Air Forces (RAF) air strikes against Islamic State (ISIS) in Syria, in order to “keep the British people safe” from the […]

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Facts regarding T-72 tank shoot holes in IISS and BBC Russian tank theory.

A video showing a column of armed vehicles and a particular T-72 tank has been used by Western media to support the Ukrainian nationalist narrative that the conflict in Eastern Ukraine is primarily between Russia and Ukraine, rather than a domestic conflict. Analysis of the evidence suggests the tank is not necessarily a Russian supplied […]

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Human rights MH17 Ukraine

MH17 Debris Field

The most comprehensive map of the MH17 debris field to date was published by the Dutch on 9 August.

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Human rights MH17 Ukraine

MH17 Investigation – What we know

In this post I will try to summarise the main facts about the MH17 investigation to date, for the benefit of people who don’t want to wade through pages of evidence, much of which is incomplete and complicated.

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Human rights MH17 Ukraine

MH17: The Lugansk BUK video

It is time to have a closer look at the BUK video provided by Ukrainian Interior Minister, Arsen Avakov which he released on 18th July, the day after the downing of MH17 in order to implicate Russia and pro-Russian rebels. The importance of this particular piece of evidence can not be overestimated.