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 link: Barrel 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
June 7th, 2014 at 3:26 pm
[…] Al Assil’s, Syrian blogger, testimony: Barrel Bombs: Syria’s Indiscriminate Killers: https://madina-blog.net/2014/05/20/un_barrelbombs/ upon which he blogged writing:”as a panel speaker at the UN event on Barrel Bombs and their […]