New UN report confirms use by Syria of chemical weapons on April 4, 2017: a new red line?

GENEVA (6 September 2017) – While warring parties made some progress in localised reductions of violence through de-escalation zones, the parties to the conflict continue to perpetrate unthinkable crimes against civilians in and away from the battlefield in blatant violation of international law, including forced displacement, deliberate attacks against civilians, and the use of chemical weapons, a group of UN experts said today.

For the full press release of OHCHR, click here!

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