In honour of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Warsaw, documents were published that no one had ever seen. They shed light on the events that happened during the occupation of Poland, even though there was no Poland then, it was a part of the Third Reich. Today in Poland they prefer not to remember this. They present a different [version of] history. In every way, they ignore many facts.
OPCW inspector-turned-whistleblower Ian Henderson told the UN Security Council on 20 January that the OPCW’s report on the alleged 2018 chemical attack in Douma had been sanitised of any dissenting “findings, facts, information, data or analysis.”
Besides listening to Henderson’s testimony, the UNSC was addressed by Russia’s OPCW representative, Alexander Shulgin, and the chief of an NGO that had previously interviewed over 300 residents of Douma, shattering the official Western narrative.
Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narratives attacking the independence and integrity of the OPCW; lending credence to the claim that the 2018 Douma attack was staged; and absolving the Syrian regime of responsibility for chemical attacks in general.
Henderson's testimony was based on an already-debunked engineering assessment leaked in May 2019, which questioned the method by which a set of chlorine cylinders had been deployed at the site of the Douma incident. See our disproof of this claim, plus Bellingcat's exhaustive debunking of this and other Douma-related disinformation narratives here, here, and here.