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BBC producer under threat of persecution by Western intelligence services

Summary of Disinformation

Following his disclosure of the staged video on the Douma attack, the Russian Ministry of Defence warns BBC producer Riam Dalati about a possible persecution by the Western intelligence services, especially those of the EU and the UK.



No evidence given on the claims that the BBC producer Riam Dalati is threatened.

Read more on the Douma case:

The new round of disinformation was launched after Intercept published a new article about the Douma attack. The article states: "At least one chemical attack did take place in Douma on April 7, and people died as a result."

A BBC spokesperson said to RT that the views expressed on Twitter are those of Riam Dalati alone. Riam Dalati's Twitter account has been set to private, Sputnik provided a screenshot.

The Interim report of the OPCW fact-finding mission in Syria regarding the incident of alleged use of toxic chemicals as a weapon in Douma states that "Various chlorinated organic chemicals were found in samples from Locations 2 and 4, along with residues of explosive" (p. 2).

See more disinfo cases on how  the White Helmets (Syrian Civil Defense) are working for ISIS or fake images of war crimes for Western audiences.

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Reported in: Issue 137
Date: 15.01.2019
Language: Spanish, Castilian
Country: UK, EU
Keywords: Media, The West
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: RT Spanish
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