Barrel Bombs: Syria’s Indiscriminate Killers


I participated as a panel speaker at the UN event on Barrel Bombs and their effects on civilians. The event was held on May 14th, 2014  at the UN Headquarters in New York, organized 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.

The event included a videos of barrel bomb attacks, testimonies from Dr Samer Attar, a Syrian American Medical Society physician and from Ibrahim Al Assil, executive director of the Syrian Nonviolence Movement and presentation from Human Rights Watch by Peggy Hicks.

You can watch the video of the event on this linkBarrel Bombs: Syria’s Indiscriminate Killers

Also, you can find a compilation of the discussion about the event on social media on this link: #BarrelBombs – UN special event

 

 

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About Ibrahim al-Assil إبـراهـيـم الأصـيـل

Ibrahim al-Assil is a Syrian political analyst and civil society activist who serves as a resident fellow at the Middle East Institute. He is also a director at the Orient Research Center-DC Office. His work focuses on the Syrian conflict with an emphasis on different aspects of security, civil society, political Islam, and political economy. Al-Assil is the president and a co-founder of the Syrian Nonviolence Movement, an NGO formed in 2011 to promote peaceful struggle and civil resistance as a way to achieve social, cultural, and political change in Syrian government and View all posts by Ibrahim al-Assil إبـراهـيـم الأصـيـل

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