User: newstrust Topic: Darfur Crisis
Category: Intl Efforts :: Sanctions
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The Honorable Course in Iran Starts With Ending Sanctions 27.6.2019 Truthout.com
Economic sanctions afflict the most vulnerable Iranian people -- the sick, the poor, the elderly and the children. 
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US Sanctions Are Deadly, Illegal and Ineffective 18.6.2019 Truthout.com
The Trump administration is using its economic weight to try to exact regime change all over the globe.
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Trump-Supported Autocrats Meet Popular Grassroots Resistance 2.5.2019 Truthout.com
Eight years after the Arab Spring, there has been a new set of popular uprisings in northern Africa.

The post Trump-Supported Autocrats Meet Popular Grassroots Resistance appeared first on Truthout.

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Omar al-Bashir: How Sudan's military strongmen stayed in power 12.4.2019 BBC: World
Sudan's coup saw the overthrow of an unpopular president but those close to him want to stay in power.
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UN threatens to consider arms embargo in South Sudan 16.3.2018 Washington Post: World
The U.N. Security Council demanded an immediate end to fighting in South Sudan on Thursday and threatened to consider an arms embargo and sanctions to prevent warring parties from violating a December cease-fire agreement.
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Colorado teachers union, unlike Florida educators, isn’t seeking to purge gun stocks from PERA fund 24.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Colorado is among 12 states whose public pensions invest in gun manufacturers, a Bloomberg analysis shows, but the state’s teacher’s union doesn’t have any plans to engage with its pension fund association on the issue “at this time.”
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People targeted Thursday by US for rights abuses, corruption 21.12.2017 AP Politics
The Trump administration hit 13 individuals around the world with U.S. sanctions on Thursday under a 2016 law that empowers the Treasury Department to target people anywhere for human rights violations and corruption....
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How much longer will the world sit by and watch crimes against humanity in Myanmar? 29.11.2017 LA Times: Commentary

As the humanitarian crisis in Myanmar grows more grim, it shows every sign of taking its place on the shameful list of mass atrocities that the world did nothing to stop.

Since August, the Myanmar government has systematically engaged in what the United Nations, human rights groups and (finally)...

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U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’ 23.11.2017 Washington Post
U.S. declares attacks on Burmese Rohingya Muslims ‘ethnic cleansing’
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A look at the 4 countries the US says sponsor terrorism 21.11.2017 Washington Post: World
North Korea is on its way back onto a very short list of countries the United States says sponsor terrorism.
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South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault. 15.10.2017 Washington Post
South Sudan is a disaster. Its president says: Not my fault.
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Egypt welcomes lifting of US sanctions on Sudan 7.10.2017 Washington Post: World
Egypt has welcomed a U.S. decision to lift sanctions on Sudan despite Cairo’s tense ties with Khartoum over a border dispute.
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Citing improvements, U.S. will lift some sanctions on Sudan 7.10.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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U.S. lifts sanctions on Sudan, ending two decades of embargo 6.10.2017 Washington Post
The African nation had been under an embargo — which also was ended permanently — for grave human rights abuses in the conflict in the country’s Darfur region.
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Ignoring Today’s ‘Great Hungers’ 6.10.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
The U.S. government presents itself as the beneficent superpower, but the reality of Washington’s endless wars and lavish spending on bombs – while millions face starvation and disease – suggest a different reality, as Kathy Kelly notes. By Kathy Kelly…Read more →
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United Nations General Assembly live updates: World awaits President Trump's first assembly 19.9.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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U.S. imposes sanctions on South Sudan officials 7.9.2017 New Kerala: World News
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], September 7 : The United States has imposed sanctions on three close associates of South Sudan's President Salva Kiir Mayardit, saying they had personally profited themselves amid civil war and famine conditions.
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U.S. sanctions South Sudan officials for allegedly enriching themselves amid civil war, famine 7.9.2017 Washington Post
U.S. sanctions South Sudan officials for allegedly enriching themselves amid civil war, famine
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USAID Director Green visits Darfur as U.S. considers lifting sanctions on Sudan 29.8.2017 Washington Post
USAID Director Green visits Darfur as U.S. considers lifting sanctions on Sudan
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Yemen is humanitarian catastrophe. U.S. officials don't want you to know why 3.8.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A boat carrying 140 Somali refugees was traveling from Yemen to Sudan in the dark, early hours of March 17 when suddenly an Apache helicopter appeared overhead. Hovering over the bodies huddled on the deck below, it opened fire, killing 42 people on board.

“I knew too well that my daughter was...

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