21 Aug 2013
Statement on Today's Reported Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria
The Global Centre released a statement on 21 August condemning the reported chemical weapons attack in Damascus, Syria, which may have killed over 1,300 people. If confirmed, the events represent the most deadly chemical weapons attack against civilians in decades and a terrifying escalation of the Syrian conflict. The Global Centre condemns ongoing war crimes and crimes against humanity being committed in Syria and calls upon the UN Security Council to take immediate action aimed at holding perpetrators accountable.