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Chemical weapons Syria

The Engineering Assessment of Two Cylinders Observed at the Douma Incident

The Engineering Assessment of Two Cylinders Observed at the Douma Incident has come to light after communications between the Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media and OPCW staff members. Below is the introduction from the WGSPM and a link to the document: “In our Briefing note on the Final Report of the OPCW Fact-Finding Mission […]

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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 Syria

The UN OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism report regarding Khan Sheikhoun

The UN OPCW Joint Investigative Mechanism (JIM) report regarding Khan Sheikhoun has sharply divided opinion, largely because the US and some of its closest allies choose to maintain its central finding of “confidence” the Syrian Arab Republic was guilty is a finding of indisputable fact, whilst Russia (with the open or tacit support of others) […]

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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 Syria United Nations

Chemical weapons in Syria and the UN Security Council: No resolution adopted

On April 12, Security Council met again to discuss the issue of chemical substances that caused the death of 87 persons last April 4 in Syria. A first urgent session took place on April 5 on the very same topic (see S/PV.7915).