Federal prosecutors have alleged that the shipments being made are done at the behest of the IRGC, an organization included in the US terror list.
Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the decision by the Donald Trump administration to impose sanctions on the International Criminal Court. The ICC is conducting a probe into war crimes by the US in Afghanistan.
US president Donald Trump has opposed investigations into war crimes committed by the US-led forces in Afghanistan since 2003. US secretary of state Mike Pompeo termed the ICC a ‘kangaroo court’
In the absence of strong support measures by governments across the world, the estimated loss of mostly informal jobs would result in rising poverty, starvation and inequality, an ILO report says
Ariel Gold of CODEPINK discusses the decision of the US to pull funding from the World Health Organization and the impact that this has on the world
Human rights reports indicate that sanctions are impeding the access to essential medicines and medical equipment in the sanctions-hit countries
People’s organizations, movements, political parties and international platforms have come together to strengthen the struggle against imperialism and defend the people amid an intensified global crisis
The US has sanctioned two companies based in China for employing North Korean citizens overseas. The US claims that it is implementing UN-backed sanctions
The Turkish move on the border down of Manbij has raised the possibility of a direct confrontation with Syrian forces. Over 160,000 people have been displaced so far
“Any capitulation to the United States, at the cost of sovereignty and self-respect of India, is unacceptable”
NewsClick Editor-in-chief Prabir Purkayastha talks about the effects of the Iran sanctions on the global economy and forecasts how the countries like China and India will react to the Trump administration’s refusal to extend waivers on oil purchases.
The objectives of the “strongest sanctions” are broadly all the same—that the United States will suffocate a country’s ability to trade and access finance as long as it does not do what the United States of America asks it to do