• 2000-06-21

     In its resolution 1997/35 of 28 August 1997, entitled "Adverse consequences of economic sanctions on the enjoyment of human rights", the Sub-Commission expressed concerns about economic sanctions. Framing its concerns in the light of the need to respect the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights and the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and the two Additional Protocols thereto, the Sub-Commission stressed four particular points concerning such measures: ...

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