Thursday, 15 May 2014
Cross-posted from NFZSyria.org.
Barrel Bombs: Syria’s Indiscriminate Killers
Via UN Web TV, a special event yesterday organised by the Permanent Mission of the Netherlands and co-sponsored by the Permanent Missions of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey and the United States.
Introduced by the Permanent Representative of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN, H.E. Mr. Karel J.G. van Oosterom, the event includes a five minute compilation of videos of barrel bomb attacks, witnesses’ testimonies from Dr Samer Attar, a Syrian American Medical Society physician and from Ibrahim al-Assil, a member of Syrian Nonviolence Movement, and a Human Rights Watch presentation by Peggy Hicks.