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Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons [OPCW] Leaks Reveal the International Community was Misled with Regard to the Alleged Chemical Weapons Incident in Douma, Syria, 2018

The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, Westminster, London, UK)


Sheila Coombes
Founder of Independent Anti-War Group Frome Stop War


John Holmes
Major General, rtd., DSO, OBE, MC


This report by Dr. Catherine Brown (@neolawrencian), who attended the event, is based on her transcription (as near to verbatim as possible) of the presentations, questions, and answers as they were given. Speakers and questioners were then given the opportunity to clarify their statements post facto. It should be noted that Professor Paul McKeigue’s presentation in particular has been expanded to reproduce the full text of the Powerpoint presentation from which he was speaking. The hyperlinks have been largely sourced by the report-compiler, whose editorial text insertions are indicated by square brackets.

It was written at the invitation of the event’s organiser, Sheila Coombes, and has been approved by her and by the speakers.

Some readers may find the images of dead bodies that appear below distressing.

The views expressed are the speakers’ own.


John Holmes (Major General, rtd.)

Paul McKeigue (Professor of Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh)

David Miller (Professor of Political Sociology, University of Bristol, @Tracking_Power)

Piers Robinson (Doctor, Co-Director of the Organisation for Propaganda Studies and Convenor of the Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media [WGSPM], former Chair/Professor University of Sheffield and former Senior Lecturer University of Manchester, @PiersRobinson1)

Jonathan Steele (Independent journalist, formerly chief foreign correspondent for The Guardian, @SteeleJourno)

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February 6, 2020

It shows that they were willfully mislead, they chose the OPCW as cover for actions already decided upon. Nobody was tricked, people knew the truth and chose to ignore it.

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February 6, 2020

OPCW……..Office of Perfidiously Cunning Warmongers

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February 8, 2020

But, but….they now say that it was the whistle blowers that were misled and they are as pure as the driven snow.

But how do we know that the OPCW is full of bull. Well for one (and all you need to know to reveal their motives), is ‘why didn’t they address the absurdly low parts per billion findings of chlorine compounds, instead of just labeling the whistle blowers as ignoramuses?’ That’s what scientists do. But the OPCW heads are not true scientists, are they?

That says it all, no more needed to label the OPCW for what it is.

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