Request for review of Senior Editorial Complaints Adviser’s decision of 26 September 2014

Fabrication in BBC Panorama 'Saving Syria’s Children'

Dear Sir/Madam

Further to my appeal request of 2 September I have now received the Senior Editorial Complaints Adviser’s decision of 26 September.

I am writing to once more request that my complaint regarding Saving Syria’s Children be heard by the BBC Trust.

I believe my complaint stands a “reasonable prospect of success” for the following reasons.

Commander in Free Syrian Army attests the “napalm bomb” story to be false

The team of Syrian investigators which has been researching the alleged “napalm bomb” incident has been in contact with a former commander of the Al-Tawhid Brigade, a substantial faction in the Free Syrian Army, who was based in Aleppo province in August 2013 and was in close contact with events in Urm Al-Kubra.

The commander attests that the “napalm bomb” story is untrue and that none of the events depicted by the BBC occurred. He has provided this brief declaration (his voice is disguised) which the lead investigator…

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