Ian Pannell: contradictions in accounts of Aleppo school bomb attack

Ian Pannell is the BBC reporter who “broke the Aleppo school bombing story“.

Pannell’s accounts of the event contain a number of inconsistencies and raise a number of queries, some of which are presented below. See links below each graphic for full references and further discussion.

  • For a related presentation of inconsistencies in accounts of the alleged Aleppo school bombing by Dr Saleyha Ahsan see here.
  • For a You Tube presentation on some of the issues surrounding BBC Panorama ‘Saving Syria’s Children’ and related BBC News reports see here.
  • For further information on the charity Hand in Hand for Syria see herehere and here.
  • For full background on all these matters see the home page of this blog. 
  • See also Further questions surrounding Ian Pannell’s Syria coverage

p1http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/related_material/Arms_SyriaIncendiary_Nov13_Final_0.pdf (p12)
http://www.vdc-sy.info/pdf/reports/1382274490-English.pdf (p4)
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/bbc-response-to-second-letter-of-complaint/
http://bit.ly/1TnJeH4 (0:35) http://bit.ly/1VFbszY (0:45)
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/conflicting-accounts-of-time-of-napalm-bomb/
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/2015/10/28/more-puzzles-about-bbcs-saving-syrias-children-documentary/
http://bit.ly/1SayCNI

p5
https://audioboom.com/boos/1573472-the-aftermath-of-an-incendiary-bomb-dropped-onto-a-school-playground-in-northern-syria (0:50)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-24288698
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/bbc-response-to-second-letter-of-complaint/
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/an-english-doctor-in-syria-pity-the-children-the-horror-i-saw-8847628.html

p3https://audioboom.com/boos/1573472-the-aftermath-of-an-incendiary-bomb-dropped-onto-a-school-playground-in-northern-syria (4:46)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-24288698
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23892594 (2:37)
https://vimeo.com/140567469 (36:00 – 36:43)
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/bbc-response-to-second-letter-of-complaint/
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/#fought

p4
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/2014/03/17/bbc-response-to-second-letter-of-complaint/
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/2014/06/11/bbc-editorial-complaints-final-report-19-may-2014/ (p2 of download)
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/demotix-victims-also-identified-at-the-hand-in-hand-hospital/

p2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-23892594 (03:17)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-24288698
http://bit.ly/1Sz2lA2
http://bit.ly/1VJK9Ed
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/atareb-hospital-fundraising-page-deleted/
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/#Atareb

p6http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/10286580/British-doctor-tells-of-the-agonising-injuries-of-child-victims-of-Syrian-incendiary-bomb.html
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-24288698
http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/religionandethicsreport/new-document/5120070 (from 04:00)
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/2016/03/23/hand-in-hand-for-syria-hospital-staff-member-poses-with-cornucopia-of-armaments/

p7http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-24288698
https://vimeo.com/140567469 (30:53 – 31:36)
https://bbcpanoramasavingsyriaschildren.wordpress.com/baby-and-his-father/

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