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Syria A year after chemical attacks, justice remains elusive

Aug 21, 2014    

Beirut One year after the deadly chemical attack on rebel-held areas outside Damascus, the victims and their families have yet to see those behind the mass killings held responsible, a human rights group said Thursday.In the early hours of August 21, 2013, rockets carrying the nerve agent sarin slammed into the rebel-held suburbs of the Syrian capital of eastern Ghouta and Moadamiyeh. Hundreds were killed in what amounted to the UN chief called the "worst use of weapons of mass destruction in the 21st century."The Syrian opposition and its allies, including the United States, accused...

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