Marking 8th anniversary of chemical massacre in eastern Ghouta | Sit-in in Idlib calls for holding murders accountable • The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Marking 8th anniversary of chemical massacre in eastern Ghouta | Sit-in in Idlib calls for holding murders accountable

Idlib province: SOHR activists have reported that dozens of residents and workers in the health and service sector staged a sit-in in the center of Idlib city for marking the 8th anniversary of the chemical massacre that was committed by the regime forces in eastern Ghouta.

The protesters demanded that the Syrian regime, that is still free without punishment, to be held accountable for their crimes.

Protesters raised placards that read “Eight years passed over the largest chemical massacre in the 21st century and criminals are still free …. Al-Assad’s regime and Russia have been attempting in vain to uproot the horrible memories of the massacre …. Seeing my children suffocating to death by the poisonous gas never leaves my head.”

Today, August 21, marks the 8th anniversary of the chemical massacre in eastern Ghouta, in which hundreds were suffocated to death in their houses including women and children.

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