[JURIST] The Syrian government is likely responsible for the August 21 chemical weapon attacks, Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] reported [text] Tuesday. HRW stated that the attack probably involved the use of sarin nerve gas, echoing a UN report [JURIST report] of the suspected use of sarin in Syria dating back to June. HRW also stated that it was probably the government, not rebel forces, which implemented the attack. HRW asserted:The Syrian government has denied its responsibility for the...

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