When she was running for president in 2008, Hillary Rodham Clinton threatened to “obliterate” Iran if it attacked Israel. Her opponent, Barack Obama, responded that Clinton’s threat was “too much like Bush.” Four years later Iran has not attacked Israel (and will not do so, unless attacked by Israel first), but President Obama is actually carrying out the threat that his current secretary of state made in 2008, waging an undeclared war on Iran and Iranians. ...
The Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Intervention in Iran (CASMII) briefly examines and debunks some key accusations against Iran and outline the reasons for opposing sanctions and military intervention against Iran.
2011-12-22Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 22 December 2011 [on the report of the Second Committee (A/66/438/Add.1)]
United Nations. General Assembly. Unilateral economic measures as a means of political and economic coercion against developing countries.
... 21. Calls upon all States, in addition to implementing their obligations pursuant to resolutions 1737 (2006), 1747 (2007), 1803 (2008) and this resolution, to prevent the provision of financial services, including insurance or re-insurance, or the transfer to, through, or from their territory, or to or by their nationals or entities organized under their laws (including branches abroad), or persons or financial institutions in their territory, of any financial or other assets or resources if they have information that provides reasonable grounds to believe that such services, assets or resources could contribute to Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities, or the development of nuclear weapon delivery systems, including by freezing any financial or other assets or resources on their territories or that hereafter come within their territories, or that are subject to their jurisdiction or that hereafter become subject to their jurisdiction, that are related to such programmes or activities and applying enhanced monitoring to prevent all such transactions in accordance with their national authorities and legislation; ...
... Concerned by the proliferation risks presented by the Iranian nuclear programme and, in this context, by Iran’s continuing failure to meet the requirements of the IAEA Board of Governors and to comply with the provisions of Security Council resolutions 1696 (2006), 1737 (2006) and 1747 (2007), mindful of its primary responsibility under the Charter of the United Nations for the maintenance of international peace and security, Acting under Article 41 of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, ...
Resolution 1747, acting under Article 41 of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, restricted conventional arms transfers to and from Iran.
Resolution 1737 prevented, acting under Article 41 of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, the sale or transfer of items to Iran that used for ballistic missiles.
This resolution, acting under Article 40 of Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations, urged member states not to the transfer materials and technology for ballistic missile programs. It also demanded Iran halt its uranium enrichment.
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: ...