@jessbrammar How do you reconcile your relentless smear campaign against academics researching alleged chemical weapon attacks in Syria with the following facts?:- @ruskin147 @Tim_Hayward_
1) The late Julian Perry Robinson, leading expert on chemical and biological weapons, supported the work of the academics: nature.com/articles/d4158…
2) He invited Professor Paul McKeigue to present at the Harvard-Sussex prog. on chemical and biological weapons in March 2020: syriapropagandamedia.org/wp-content/upl…. off-guardian.org/2020/10/06/the…
3) and he even speculated that the WGSPM might be the victim of a malicious campaign to silence them
4) Jose Bustani, the OPCW's first Director General, has raised questions about the Douma alleged chemical weapon attack, the event that the academics have mainly been involved with researching:
5) Professor Noam Chomsky has also raised questions about the OPCW/Douma issue in public: thegrayzone.com/2020/10/20/cho…
6) Whistleblowers from the OPCW have now vindicated the work of the academics investigating these issues and many eminent voices have supported their concerns: couragefound.org/wp-content/upl…
7) Other journalists have covered the same issue including @ClarkeMicah and @SMaurizi, and yet you have seen fit to endorse a smear campaign against academics researching alleged chemical weapon attacks in Syria: repubblica.it/esteri/2019/10…
8) Why have you and @huffpost sought to smear researchers instead of seriously investigating the Douma/OPCW issue? @bbclysedoucet @NikGowing @alextomo @PeterCronau @aaronjmate @ClarkeMicah @Tim_Hayward_ @McCormack_Tara thehaguetimes.com/2020/10/13/syr…
9) Finally, in the spirit of co-operation, I'll pass on a tip . @bellingcat recently leaked a letter from the OPCW Director General but which was never actually sent: thegrayzone.com/2020/10/28/dra… @aaronjmate @Tim_Hayward_
10) So it seems likely that there is someone within the OPCW who is leaking disinformation with the aim of covering up what has been going on including, for example, the act of subterfuge when someone secretly redacted the original interim report hitchensblog.mailonsunday.co.uk/2019/11/new-se…
11) Perhaps, rather than publishing hatchet jobs, @huffpost could investigate a little more closely what is going on within the OPCW?

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