The general and traditional definition of a chemical weapon is a toxic chemical contained in a delivery system, such as a bomb or shell.  The Convention defines chemical weapons much more generally. The term chemical weapon is applied to any toxic chemical or its precursor that can cause death, injury, temporary incapacitation or sensory irritation through its chemical action. Munitions or other delivery devices designed to deliver chemical weapons, whether filled or unfilled, are also considered weapons themselves.  --  Brief Description of Chemical Weapons, Chemical Weapon defined by the CWC, CW Agent Group, Persistency Rate of Action: Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. 
Comprehensive report of using chemical weapons by Syrian government's 25 times in 5 provinces in Syria

Syrian Network for Human Rights' team conducted separate investigation for each case of using chemical weapons by Syrian Armed Forces inside Syrian territories.

The team encountered great difficulties, especially in ability of the team members from field visits and conducting analyses, cause Syrian government preventing Syrian Network for Human Rights to work freely on the Syrian's territory, and chasing its member.

Therefore, Syrian Network for Human Rights' Team who exist in all of the Syrian territories documented and recorded information and testimonies that they could obtain from survivors, eyewitnesses and physicians had examined injures, to finally get the following appendixes and attachments.

Download the full report (PDF).

Joint Syrian Iranian Hezbollah Military Command: Expanding capabilities for global coordinated CBRNE attacks.



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