Federation of American Scientists. A great deal of effort has been devoted to analyzing Iran’s nuclear program and identifying possible actions the United States might take to thwart what many believe is a project designed to build nuclear weapons. ...
While campaigns are organized to deter the United States and Israel from acting on threats to launch an air war against Iran, both countries, in league with the European Union (winner of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize) carry on a low-intensity war against Iran that is likely to be causing more human suffering and death than strikes on Iran’s nuclear facilities would. This is a war against public health, aimed at the most vulnerable: cancer patients, hemophiliacs, kidney dialysis patients, and those awaiting transplants. ...
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.
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: ...