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Op-Ed: 9 years after the Ghouta chemical attack, witnesses and relatives of the victims continue on a long path towards justice
Nine years after a chemical weapons attack killed and injured nearly 12,000 people in the Ghouta suburbs of Damascus, survivors, witnesses and family members are still fighting for justice, writes Mohamad Katoub.
France is the second European country requested to investigate and prosecute those responsible for chemical attacks carried out by the Assad regime against the Syrian people in 2013.