27th Anniversary of Sardasht Gas Attack


27 years ago on 28th of June, 1987, Sardasht, an Iranian town was targeted by Mustard gas bombs by Iraqi forces. Many were killed immediately and thousands of survivors still suffer from long term health effects and disabling illnesses.

Below you can find more details about the gas attack, the life of survivors and recently issued statements by international figures:

- Details of gas attack by Professor. Forutan, Shahid Beheshti University

- Statement by Director-General of the OPCW

- Message of Mayor of Hiroshima

- Eyewitness account: story of Faride Shafe'i.