Economic sanctions
Explained: What does expelling Russian banks from the SWIFT system mean?

In the most recent set of sanctions against Russia, the United States and European Union have decided to remove a number of Russian banks from SWIFT.

Del Monte Kenya workers protest inhuman conditions, poverty wages and other stories

Today we look at a strike by workers at Del Monte Kenya Limited, the arrest of 26 year old Kashmiri student and journalist Sajad Gul, and more

Afghan citizens march Afghanistan on the brink

Protestors marched to the shuttered US Embassy in Kabul on Tuesday to demand immediate release of frozen Afghan assets. On Wednesday, after much international lobbying, the UN Security Council unanimously passed Resolution 2615 to ease restrictions under the current sanctions

Myanmar trade union calls for comprehensive economic sanctions against the military regime

CTUM, the largest labor group in Myanmar, is demanding that the international community extend support to starve and drive out the regime through comprehensive economic sanctions

Venezuelan gov’t wins appeal on gold reserves held in the UK

The English Court of Appeal overturned a ruling “unequivocally” recognizing opposition leader Guaido as the country’s legitimate leader.

Nicolás Maduro presents Anti-Blockade Law to the National Constituent Assembly

The regulation seeks to fight against the commercial blockade, economic and financial persecution and other unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States against Venezuela

The US and UK are a wrecking ball crew against the pillars of internationalism

Vijay Prashad writes on the imperialist actions led by the US and the UK against Venezuela and the emptiness of their commitment to international law

Venezuela 2019: Yankees go home!

2019 saw a series of desperate attempts coordinated by the US to overthrow democratically elected president Nicolás Maduro and engender chaos in Venezuela, but the unity of the Venezuelan people and the strength of the Bolivarian Revolution persevered

Cuba wins again in UN vote against illegal economic blockade

Only the United States, Israel and Brazil voted against the UN resolution condemning the US’ blockade against Cuba

Bangladesh solidarity “Sanctions on Cuba, Korea, Iran and Venezuela are a war against humanity”

At a solidarity event organized by the Workers Party of Bangladesh, speakers condemned the imperialist policies of the US which have caused chaos across the world

Movements across the world reject latest US attack on Venezuela

People and movements from across the world are standing in solidarity with Venezuela and the Bolivarian Revolution after the latest imperialist offensive and demanding #NoMoreTrump

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