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Latest update : 2013-08-22

Syria's bloodiest day yet? (Part 2)

Verifying whether Assad forces used chemicals weapons in the Syrian capital should be easy enough if UN inspectors happen to be in Damascus. François Picard’s panel looks at chilling claims of mass killings and the West’s wariness to wade in.

  • Emma SULEIMAN. Press Officer, The Syrian National Council in France;
  • Cirina NASSER. Syria, Lebanon and Jordan Researcher, Amnesty International - from London;
  • Jonathan PARIS. Senior Fellow, The Atlantic Council of the United States - from London;
  • Douglas HERBERT. International Affairs Editor, France 24.

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Mary Colombel, Diaraye Bah.

Watch the first part here.

 

By Anelise Borges

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