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Nowhere to Hide

Nowhere to Hide

By Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi)
Piecing together one of the worst crimes in modern history: the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian war. For the first time, Nowhere to Hide tells extraordinary stories from those who came closest to these attacks and those who risked their lives to tell the world what was happening. From field hospitals in Aleppo to the boardrooms of the United Nations, from frontlines in Damascus to courtrooms across Europe, survivors, doctors, journalists, lawyers, diplomats and forensic investigators recount their struggle for survival, truth, and justice.
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7. The Struggle for Justice
More than a decade after Syrians first took to the streets, Assad has only tightened his grip on power. But determined survivors and advocates like Mazen Darwish are seeking accountability for the regime’s crimes. On a long, arduous road through European courts, they hope to put the truth on record – and shape a more hopeful future. … Nowhere to Hide is a podcast by the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin. Host: Tobias Schneider Scripting and production: Karam Shoumali, Eliza Apperly, Inji El Bakry, Tobias Schneider Sound design and composition: Benjamin Nash Editorial support: Katharina Nachbar, Amanda Pridmore Illustrations: Molly Crabapple Cover design: Sonya Sugrobova We are grateful for generous support from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. For more on the research behind the podcast, visit chemicalweapons.gppi.net. … Do you have thoughts or feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at chemicalweapons@gppi.net.
41:52
July 07, 2022
6. Muddied Waters
As Russia enters the Syrian war on the side of Assad, Moscow opens up a new front: a state-sponsored disinformation machine to whitewash the regime’s crimes. In spite of the disarmament deal, another large-scale chemical attack reveals a grim truth: Assad has retained a secret stockpile. … Nowhere to Hide is a podcast by the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin. Host: Tobias Schneider Scripting and production: Karam Shoumali, Eliza Apperly, Inji El Bakry, Tobias Schneider Sound design and composition: Benjamin Nash Editorial support: Katharina Nachbar, Amanda Pridmore Illustrations: Molly Crabapple Cover design: Sonya Sugrobova We are grateful for generous support from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. For more on the research behind the podcast, visit chemicalweapons.gppi.net. … Do you have thoughts or feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at chemicalweapons@gppi.net.
33:00
June 30, 2022
5. Rooftop Chemistry
With international disarmament teams busy dismantling Syria’s declared chemical arsenal, the Assad regime turns to an insidious new weapon: chlorine. Hussam Nahhas and colleagues embark on a perilous journey to document these latest crimes, which impact Syrian women in particular. … Nowhere to Hide is a podcast by the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin. Host: Tobias Schneider Scripting and production: Karam Shoumali, Eliza Apperly, Inji El Bakry, Tobias Schneider Sound design and composition: Benjamin Nash Editorial support: Katharina Nachbar, Amanda Pridmore Illustrations: Molly Crabapple Cover design: Sonya Sugrobova We are grateful for generous support from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. For more on the research behind the podcast, visit chemicalweapons.gppi.net. … Do you have thoughts or feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at chemicalweapons@gppi.net.
34:54
June 22, 2022
4. A Toxic Mess
After the devastating Ghouta attack, calls for an international intervention to halt war crimes in Syria grow louder. In Geneva, the US and Russia strike a deal to destroy the Assad regime’s chemical weapons stockpile. … Nowhere to Hide is a podcast by the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin. Host: Tobias Schneider Scripting and production: Karam Shoumali, Eliza Apperly, Inji El Bakry, Tobias Schneider Sound design and composition: Benjamin Nash Editorial support: Katharina Nachbar, Amanda Pridmore Illustrations: Molly Crabapple Cover design: Sonya Sugrobova We are grateful for generous support from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. For more on the research behind the podcast, visit chemicalweapons.gppi.net. … Do you have thoughts or feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at chemicalweapons@gppi.net.
36:47
June 17, 2022
3. The World Is Watching
Following a deadly chemical attack on eastern Ghouta in August 2013, UN investigator Angela Kane and her team set out to verify the use of poisonous chemical agents in the Syrian city. Around the world, people wait to see what they will find. … Nowhere to Hide is a podcast by the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin. Host: Tobias Schneider Scripting and production: Karam Shoumali, Eliza Apperly, Inji El Bakry, Tobias Schneider Sound design and composition: Benjamin Nash Editorial support: Katharina Nachbar, Amanda Pridmore Illustrations: Molly Crabapple Cover design: Sonya Sugrobova We are grateful for generous support from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. For more on the research behind the podcast, visit chemicalweapons.gppi.net. … Do you have thoughts or feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at chemicalweapons@gppi.net.
33:47
June 08, 2022
2. Chemical Hazim
Amid growing reports of chemical warfare in Syria, medical student Hussam Nahhas risks his life to prepare doctors, nurses and civilians for the worst. In France, Laurent Van der Stockt finally receives the results of his toxic samples. … Nowhere to Hide is a podcast by the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin. Host: Tobias Schneider Scripting and production: Karam Shoumali, Eliza Apperly, Inji El Bakry, Tobias Schneider Sound design and composition: Benjamin Nash Editorial support: Katharina Nachbar, Amanda Pridmore Illustrations: Molly Crabapple Cover design: Sonya Sugrobova We are grateful for generous support from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. For more on the research behind the podcast, visit chemicalweapons.gppi.net. … Do you have thoughts or feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at chemicalweapons@gppi.net.
30:21
June 01, 2022
1. A Backpack of Evidence
As the Syrian revolution descends into a bloody civil war, French war journalist Laurent Van der Stockt reaches a besieged pocket outside Damascus, where he finds rebels and local doctors battling the latest horror from the arsenal of Bashar Al-Assad. … Nowhere to Hide is a podcast by the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin. Host: Tobias Schneider Scripting and production: Karam Shoumali, Eliza Apperly, Inji El Bakry, Tobias Schneider Sound design and composition: Benjamin Nash Editorial support: Katharina Nachbar, Amanda Pridmore Illustrations: Molly Crabapple Cover design: Sonya Sugrobova We are grateful for generous support from the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. For more on the research behind the podcast, visit chemicalweapons.gppi.net. … Do you have thoughts or feedback? We’d love to hear from you. Email us at chemicalweapons@gppi.net.
36:39
May 25, 2022
Trailer
Nowhere to Hide will launch on May 25. The seven-part series traces the actions, decisions and experiences of individuals who came close to chemical attacks in Syria. For more on the project, check out our web hub: https://chemicalweapons.gppi.net/.
01:54
May 20, 2022