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Two witnesses of Halabja

Two witnesses of Halabja

On March 16th, 1988, more than 5,000 civilians were killed in Halabja as a consequence of bombardments with chemical weapons, such as mustard gas and nerve agent.

Watch the videos of two persons who were directly affected by the attack.


Dr. Freilinger of Austria treated several victims that were flown to Vienna for medical attention. This is his story.



Kayvan Mohammad is a survivor. He vividly recalls the traumatic day, which still affect him emotionally and physically to this day. Watch his video-testimony produced by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). This is his story.