May 9: Sanctions Kill webinar on U.S. unilateral coercive measures

The National Lawyers Guild is an endorser of the Sanctions Kill campaign. Register below at the link to attend this important webinar being organized against U.S. sanctions and unilateral coercive measures, with the participation of the Syrian and Nicaraguan ambassadors and the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of Venezuela. Click here to register:

The Sanctions Kill Coalition Webinar

Saturday May 9, 2020 —1:00 PM Pacific/ 4:00 PM Eastern.

Speakers include:

  • Venezuela — Carlos J. Ron Martinez, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Syria — Dr. Bashar Ja’afari, Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations
  • Nicaragua — Francisco O Campbell, Nicaraguan Ambassador to the U.S.
  • Cuba — Representative
  • Zimbabwe — Representative

The US has imposed economic sanctions against 39 countries. In many cases, this denies them access to medicine and medical equipment as well as access to world markets for food and other necessities. During the coronavirus crisis the US, with the highest death count in the world, has upped the sanctions against countries like Iran and Venezuela, and has tried to weaponize COVID-19 to bring down governments that will not follow the dictates of Washington and Wall Street.

The UN has asked that sanctions be loosened during this crisis but the US has done the opposite. Many US allies have broken with them and sent medical aid to some of these countries. Now is an important time for the people in the US to come out strongly against these sanctions, which are simply war by other means.

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