Speaker of the European Parliament stops members from properly scrutinising claim that the Syrian President used poison gas on his own people
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This report disregarded findings of OPCW inspectors who had visited the site of the alleged chemical weapons attack.
On this critical and urgent issue of the alleged gas attack by the Syrian 'regime', each member of the European Parliament was only allowed one minute to question the OPCW representative. The Speaker even interrupted Clare Daly before she had completed her one minute, claiming that she was repeating what Mick Wallace had already said.
Quite used to being vilified for asking inconvenient questions. Big establishment backlash when we first raised Garda whistleblower complaints in the Dáil. Now fury over justified questions to OPCW. Instead of trying to shut questions down, why not just answer them? pic.twitter.com/qsN4hCwIWc
— Clare Daly (@ClareDalyMEP) April 23, 2021