US Sanctions Violate Human Rights & International Code Of Conduct, UN Expert Says

By Staff, -

GENEVA (9 May 2019) – UN human rights experts* called on Iran to immediately halt the practice of executing child offenders, citing serious concerns for up to 90 individuals who were all under [...]

National Lawyers Guild International Statement On The Venezuelan Embassy And U.S. Sanctions

By Staff, -

The National Lawyers Guild International Committee unequivocally condemns the threats posed by the government of the United States and Washington D.C. Police Department to the Embassy of the [...]

40,000 Dead Venezuelans Under US Sanctions: Corporate Media Turn A Blind Eye

A new report on April 25 by a respected think tank has estimated that US sanctions imposed on Venezuela in August 2017 have caused around 40,000 deaths. This atrocity has been almost entirely [...]

Report Finds US Sanctions On Venezuela Are Responsible For Tens Of Thousands Of Deaths

By Staff, -

Washington, DC ― A new paper from the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR), by economists Mark Weisbrot and Jeffrey Sachs, finds that economic sanctions implemented by the Trump [...]

The Iran Floods and U. S. Sanctions

By Jan Oberg, Counterpunch. -

You have certainly not heard much about this in the West. And it didn’t get a fraction of the media attention (and none of the hundreds of millions of Euro pledges by the perversely rich) that [...]

US Withholding $5 Billion Of Medical Supplies In ‘Criminal’ Measure

By Paul Dobson, Venezuelanalysis. -

Merida – The US government is withholding US $5 billion which was meant for the purchase of medicines and raw materials used in medical production, President Nicolas Maduro claimed [...]

US Sanctions Venezuelan Development Bank, Response To Arrest Of Guaido’s ‘Terrorist’ Aide

By Staff, RT -

The US Treasury has imposed sanctions on Venezuela's Economic and Social Development Bank and on four other institutions affiliated with it, calling in its statement for the release of Juan [...]

How US Sanctions Are Hurting Iran: A Firsthand Report

By Medea Benjamin, -

With a recent delegation to Iran, we experienced first-hand the legendary Iranian hospitality. Iranians are particularly thrilled to meet Americans, but as we discovered, our government’s [...]

Venezuela: US Imperialism Is Based On Lies And Threats

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

We are completing what became more than a week-long peace delegation to Venezuela organized by the US Peace Council and the Committee for International Solidarity in Venezuela (COSI). The trip [...]

#HandsOffVenezuela March In Washington: No To Economic And Military Warfare

By Julia Conley, Commondreams. -

Washington, DC - Denouncing the "strangling" of the Venezuelan economy via sanctions and demanding the Trump administration allow the South American country to determine its own fate, [...]

New Trump Plan To Punish Hague With Visa Bans

By Joshua Keating, Slate. -

The Trump administration’s latest step to prevent the International Criminal Court from investigating war crimes in Afghanistan was announced Friday by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, but it’s [...]

‘Life Calm In Caracas, People Prepared For More Struggle’

By John Catalinotto, Workers World. -

Our delegation made a short video today to talk about the situation of the people we have seen here in which everyone said that life in Caracas is going on. People were eating ice cream in the [...]

What A U.S. Peace Delegation Learned In Venezuela

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

We mentioned last week that to gather the full range of evidence on U.S. efforts to sabotage Venezuela, a delegation of 13 leaders from peace, civil rights and women’s organizations were heading [...]

Will The US End Up Putting Sanctions On Every Country That Doesn’t Bend To Its Will?

By Vijay Prashad, -

The phrase is used over and over again by the government of the United States. “Strongest sanctions in history”—now against Iran, then against Venezuela. US government officials revel in the [...]

An American Casualty Of US Economic Sanctions On Iran

By David Hartsough, -

I went to Iran in February of this year with a peace delegation of 28 Americans organized by CODEPINK, a women-led peace activist group. The first day in Iran we had a very fruitful hour-and-half [...]