The Centre for Investigative Journalism
The Centre for Investigative Journalism

Investigation: Khan Sheikhoun

On April 4 2017 the release of toxic chemicals killed scores of people in the Northern Syrian city of Khan Sheikhoun: the OPCW attributed the deaths to the Syrian Air Force. Two investigator experts bring very different tools try to shed light on what happened that day, followed by a conversation between them.

Eliot Higgins

Eliot Higgins is the founder of the multi-award winning investigative collective Bellingcat. He started his investigative career by blogging under the name Brown Moses about the weapons used in the conflict in Syria.

Theodore A. Postol

Theodore A. Postol is Professor Emeritus of Science, Technology, and National Security Policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He has also worked at Stanford University, as a technical and Policy Advisor to the Chief of Naval Operations, as an analyst on nuclear weapons systems for the Congress of the United States, and as a member of the science research staff at Argonne National Laboratory.
  • 20 October 2018 16.15–17.00