Sept. 10, 2013
United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) has confirmed that the videos purporting to show the victims of a chemical attack near the Syrian capital, Damascus, are “fake,” Russia says.
This analysis by liveleak 5 days ago poses a similar view:
- In July, Russia gave UN 100-page report in July blaming Syrian rebels for Aleppo sarin attack
Did you know that the United Nations has had evidence that the Syrian rebels have been using sarin gas against Syrian government forces since May? This was reported by Reuters and other major news organizations around the world, but there has been an almost total blackout of this information by the big corporate news outlets in the United States. Read full
- U.N. has testimony that Syrian rebels used sarin gas: investigator (Reuters) – U.N. human rights investigators have gathered testimony from casualties of Syria’s civil war and medical staff indicating that rebel forces have used the nerve agent sarin, one of the lead investigators said on Sunday.The United Nations independent commission of inquiry on Syria has not yet seen evidence of government forces having used chemical weapons, which are banned under international law, said commission member Carla Del Ponte.