World Police: Washington Seeks to Imprison Foreign Businesspeople for Violating Illegal US Sanctions

by Stansfiield Smith, published on The Grayzone, April 27, 2021 In violation of international law, the US is seeking to extradite and imprison foreign business people for circumventing its unilateral sanctions. Washington’s targets include Venezuelan national Alex Saab, North Korean Mun Chol Myong, and Chinese Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou. (Aquí se puede leer este artículo en español.) The United States[…]

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EU-UN Conference Raises Donations to Maintain Syrian Stalemate

by Steven Sahiounie, published on Mideast Discourse, April 2, 2021 The European Union has co-chaired with the United Nations a conference on ‘Supporting the Future of Syria and of the Region‘, March 29-30.  This is the fifth EU donor conference on Syria claiming to pursue a peaceful and sustainable future for all Syrians. However, the actual focus is not on[…]

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Yemen Can’t Wait!

by Azza Rojbi, published on Medium, March 29, 2021 February 15, 2021, marks one year since the Saudi-led coalition’s horrific air raid on a residential area in Yemen’s northern province of al-Jawf. The bombing killed 35 people, including 25 children, and 18 children were amongst the 23 injured. According to the Yemen Data Project, “During 2020, air raids in #Yemen[…]

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Venezuela Denounces Freezing of Its Assets for Acquiring COVID-19 Vaccines

Published on Resumen LatinAmerica, March 25, 2021 The government of Venezuela presented a report this Wednesday concerning the looting of Venezuela’s assets located in other countries, a situation that has made acquisition of vaccines against COVID-19 more difficult, and which was caused by the machinations carried out by Juan Guaido. Venezuelan Executive Vice-president Delcy Rodriguez stated that the blockade of[…]

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SSM: Remarks on the 10th Anniversary of the Syrian War

Expanded Statement by Ken Stone on behalf of Syria Solidarity Movement, March 12, 2021 The February 25th, 2021, US bombing of Syria signaled the new US regime’s intention to continue its war of attrition on Syria. It is merely the latest stage of a hybrid war that began when the Arab Nationalist Movement came to power in 1963.  Since 2011, Washington[…]

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Biden Must Reprogram Funds for Subversion in Cuba

By Alejandra Garcia, published on Resumen English, March 3, 2021 Of the never-ending list of U.S. measures against Cuba, much is said about the six-decade economic blockade. However, less attention is paid to the former U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to maintain the program that has allocated over $250 million in the last twenty years to covert subversion operations against[…]

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EU Imposes Further Sanctions on Venezuela as Maduro Visits UN Human Rights Council

From Venezuelanalysis, February 22, 2021 Mérida 2/22 – Venezuela has blasted the imposition of additional European Union (EU) sanctions against nineteen politicians, state officials and security chiefs. According to an EU statement released Monday, the individuals are penalised for their alleged role in “acts and decisions undermining democracy and the rule of law” or “as a result of serious human[…]

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Texas and Syria Suffer Freezing Temperatures and Electricity Outages

by Steven Sahiounie, published on Syria Solidarity Movement, February 26, 2021 Yes, one more on Syria, a look at the Texas/Damascus freeze from the other side.  Indeed, Sanctions Kill.  [jb] Americans in Texas and several other states have been badly hit by a severe snowstorm and accompanying electricity outages, with water shortages due to frozen and burst water pipes. As the global[…]

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US sanctions on Venezuela

by Daniel Kovalik, published on RT, February 17, 2020 You can read the full preliminary report on Venezuelanalysis. [jb] In its regime-change effort in Venezuela, the US has imposed devastating sanctions that have caused tens of thousands of deaths among the most vulnerable – without ever coming close to toppling the president. Alena Douhan, the UN Special Rapporteur on unilateral[…]

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