@georgemonbiot 's accusation of atrocity denial and truth distortion' by @ClarkeMicah is misleading. In fact, it is Monbiot who has consistently ignored extensive evidence that challenges his beliefs regarding alleged chemical weapon attacks in Syria. This evidence includes:-
1) the @couragefound panel which heard testimony from an OPCW official regarding procedural and scientific fraud during the @opcw 's investigation of the alleged chlorine chemical weapon attack in Douma, 2018:- couragefound.org/2019/10/opcw-p… @Tim_Hayward_ @2ndNewMoon
2) Leaked documents have confirmed that OPCW inspectors had their analyses censored and suppressed in order to ensure the final report reached a 'preordained conclusion' wikileaks.org/opcw-douma/#OP…
3) @ClarkeMicah has reported in detail how some of this deception occurred:- hitchensblog.mailonsunday.co.uk/2019/11/new-se…
4) Key deceptions include a secret attempt to alter and publish a manipulated/censored interim report and allowing a US delegation to attempt to exert influence on OPCW inspectors:- counterpunch.org/2019/11/15/the… @RobertF40396660
5) Essential details regarding chemistry results were withheld from the final report whilst new evidence was fabricated, all to create a false impression that it had been confirmed chlorine gas was identified at the alleged attack scenes
6) Engineering analysis which indicated that the chlorine cylinders had not been dropped from helicopters was also suppressed. For example, evidence that this cylinder could not have caused the observed damage at location 2 was ignored
7) whilst no adequate explanation was provided as to how the cylinder at Location 4 broke through a ceiling and then performed an implausible side ways bounce to land on a bed
8) The explanation provided in the final report is risible:-
9) Most alarmingly, the Final Report from the @opcw obfuscated clear and robust conclusions from NATO toxicologists that these victims were not killed by chlorine gas at location 2
10) The minutes of the toxicology meeting can be read here: wikileaks.org/opcw-douma/doc…
11) The March 2020 presentation at the Harvard-Sussex Prog. on chemical and biological weapons, at the invitation of the late Julian Perry Robinson, world leading chemical weapons expert, details the likely cause of the deaths: theguardian.com/world/2020/may…
12) The presentation can be viewed here syriapropagandamedia.org/wp-content/upl… and a similar presentation at the House of Commons by members of the syriapropagandamedia.org can be read here timhayward.wordpress.com/2020/02/01/hou…
13) @georgemonbiot has chosen to ignore all of this evidence and instead he has engaged in crude ad hominem attacks. He has even chosen to betray Jose Bustani, first Director General of the OPCW, who he once praised for standing up to the US: theguardian.com/world/2002/apr…
14) Bustani recently delivered a statement to the UN Security Council regarding the OPCW and the Douma investigation . @georgemonbiot ignores this powerful statement. @aaronjmate @MaxBlumenthal @MaxAbrahms
15) I expect @georgemonbiot will also smear Professor Noam Chomsky now that he has spoken out about Douma and the OPCW: thegrayzone.com/2020/10/20/cho…
16) Instead @GeorgeMonbiot prefers to retweet the output of a state sponsored propaganda outlet, @bellingcat. Interestingly this outlet recently published disinformation designed to smear a well respected @opcw scientist. Their deception was revealed: thegrayzone.com/2020/10/28/dra…
17) Interestingly, @EliotHiggins from @bellingcat were in communication with people manipulating the cylinder at location 2 just days after the alleged attack: .
18) the manipulation involved rotating the cylinder so as to line up a dent with a steel bar and then tilting the cylinder so that its nozzle is pointing into a hole in the ceiling
19) This evidence adds to the confirmation provided by the misinformation recently published by
@bellingcat (see above) that corrupt elements within the OPCW are working with @bellingcat in order to deceive over what really happened in Douma. @RealDeeptiC @opcw @JPZanders
20) Rather than engage in objective and honest journalism, @georgemonbiot and the @guardian have elected, for one reason or another, to enable the on-going deception over Douma and the @OPCW investigation. @VanessaBeeley @EvaKBartlett
21) It is highly likely the victims at location 2 were murdered and that what happened in Douma was a horrific warcrime: syriapropagandamedia.org/wp-content/upl…. Through his casual smearing of @ClarkeMicah and others, @georgemonbiot is complicit in covering up the truth.

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1 Nov
@MaxBlumenthal @L_Gale517 @MaxAbrahms Interesting. @James__Harkin wrote an article on Douma for @theintercept , one which suggested an attack had occurred but was surrounded by much propaganda. @Dalatrm concurred and claimed the hospital scene were staged:-
@MaxBlumenthal @L_Gale517 @MaxAbrahms @James__Harkin @theintercept @Dalatrm 1) @James__Harkin also chaired the @cijournalism debate between @EliotHiggins and Professor Postol whilst @weizman_eyal & @ForensicArchi provided technical support to Higgins in that debate: hiddensyria.com/2020/03/06/for…
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A key question now concerns why individuals within the OPCW are leaking false information designed to smear one of their inspectors? And why is this being leaked to @bellingcat, a state-sponsored propaganda outlet? @RealDeeptiC @ClarkeMicah @PeterCronau @johnpilger @SMaurizi
1) We know from @MichaKobs' investigation that @bellingcat were in communication with individuals manipulating a yellow cylinder at location 2 in Douma:-
2) Remarkably, this manipulation involved the rotation of the cylinder through 180 degrees, lining up a dent with a rebar, and then tilting it so that the nozzle is pointing into the hole.
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Rather than addressing substantive issues raised by many regarding their investigation of the alleged chemical weapon attack in Douma, Syria, the @opcw has responded by leaking a letter from its DG, Fernando Arias, & revealing the identify of one of its scientists. @RealDeeptiC
1) Remarkably the @opcw has chosen to leak this information to @bellingcat, a well-known state sponsored propaganda outlet. Interestingly @bellingcat was in communication with individuals manipulating the alleged crime scene at location 2 in Douma:
2)@EliotHiggins is well known for his abusive behaviour whilst @bellingcat conspired with @ForensicArchi and @cijournalism to rig a public debate between Higgins and eminent US scientist Ted Postol (report forthcoming) @James__Harkin @weizman_eyal see also hiddensyria.com/2020/03/06/for…
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2)Within the last two week, although blocked by the US, US and France, Bustani issued a statement to the UN Security Council based upon what he had learned: couragefound.org/2020/10/ex-opc…
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@malachybrowne @MaxBlumenthal Dear Mr Browne, would you like to comment on this communication from a senior OPCW official:-
@malachybrowne @MaxBlumenthal 1) Would you also like to comment on why you think this toxicology assessment, from NATO experts, was suppressed in the Final Douma Report?
@malachybrowne @MaxBlumenthal 2) The attached tweet confirms that the cylinder at Location 2 was manipulated and that those doing this were in communication with Bellingcat:- . Any comment
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@thomasphipps @RussiaUN @OPCW Thomas, some specific questions. Does the following statement from a senior OPCW official give you cause for concern?
@thomasphipps @RussiaUN @OPCW 2) This documents details the assessment made by NATO toxicologist confirming the deceased at Douma were not poisoned by chlorine gas. Can you ask the @opcw why this consultation was censored come the Final Douma report?
@thomasphipps @RussiaUN @OPCW 3) This BBC producer has repeatedly confirmed the hospital scenes in Douma were staged. Has the UK government requested that the BBC pass this information to the @opcw? If not, why not?
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