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U.S. Treasury and Commerce Departments: Stop Silencing Syrian Voices! #FreeSyriasNet ACTION
World  (tags: internet, software, Syria, freedoms, humanrights, US, sanctions )

- 2400 days ago -
Because of U.S. sanctions, Syrian people are denied access to tools important to their online safety and security, such as anti-virus software and automated security updates.
Feb 4: NO War on Iran Actions in 51 Cities
World  (tags: Feb. 4, No War on Iran, Iran, sanctions, intervention, assassinations, IAC, International Action Center )

- 2604 days ago -
A broad spectrum of U.S.-based anti-imperialist and anti-war organizations, including the IAC, agreed on a Jan. 17 conference call to hold coordinated protests across the country on Saturday, Feb. 4.
Arab League: Syria Sanctions Approved
World  (tags: ArabLeague, sanctions, Syria, government repression, politics, violence, news, world, middle-east, HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', conflict, freedoms, humanrights, government, death, society )

- 2672 days ago -
The Arab League overwhelmingly approved sanctions Sunday against Syria to pressure Damascus to end its deadly eight-month crackdown on dissent, an unprecedented move by the League against an Arab state.
U.S. Approved Business With Blacklisted Nations
World  (tags: Iran, blacklisted, embargo, UnitedNations, world, sanctions )

- 3008 days ago -
Despite sanctions and trade embargoes, over the past decade the United States government has allowed American companies to do billions of dollars in business with Iran and other countries blacklisted as state sponsors of terrorism...
In Iran, the Sting of Sanctions Begins to Take Hold
World  (tags: iran, politics, society, world, sanctions, conflict )

- 3094 days ago -
Iranians believe economic sanctions will hurt only them, not the country's leadership.
'Boycott Israel' Campaign Starts to Bite
World  (tags: Israel, Palestine, HumanRights, freedom, independence, democracy, peace, conflict, GoodNews, israel, palestine, boycott, boycotts, sanctions, divestment, BDS )

- 3656 days ago -
The BDS movement against Israel is showing results, & if the momentum is maintained & strengthened, Israeli businesses may move their headquarters away from Israel, or put pressure on the Israeli govt to respect international law & end the occupation.
Targeting Israel With Boycotts, Divestment, Sanctions, and Prosecutions
World  (tags: Boycotts, Divestment, Sanctions, Prosecutions, Palestinian slaughter, displacement, occupation, oppression, israel, middle-east, terrorism, violence, war, world, conflict, death, crime, freedoms, humanrights )

- 3676 days ago -
Enough is enough. After 61 years of Palestinian slaughter, displacement, occupation, oppression, and international dismissiveness and complicity, global action is essential. Israel must be held accountable. World leaders won't do it, so grassroots movemen
The Palestinian Call for Boycott Divestment and Sanctions
World  (tags: Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, business, consumers, economy, marketing, money, society, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', israel, middle-east, palestine, conflict, crime, death, ethics, humanrights, violence, war, world )

- 3680 days ago -
Palestinian Civil Society Calls for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel Until it Complies with International Law and Universal Principles of Human Rights
Peter Hain Says Cut Power to Zimbabwe
World  (tags: zimbabwe, south africa, sanctions )

- 3922 days ago -
a noted anti-apartheid campaigner...(says)...South Africa should cut power supplies to Zimbabwe, and African peacekeepers backed by the EU and United Nations should be ready to go in and restore order.
Am Ashamed of My Slovenian President- Bush and Allies Embrace Possible Iran Sanctions
World  (tags: USA and EU, sanctions, possible war )

- 3937 days ago -
RANJ, Slovenia - President Bush and European allies on Tuesday threatened tougher sanctions to squeeze Iran's finances and derail its potential pursuit of a nuclear weapon. Bush said the prospect of a nuclear-armed Iran would endanger world peace.
Intl. Atomic Energy Agency Finds Iran STILL Arguing Over Uranium Increase!
World  (tags: IAEA, Iran, US, France, Britain, China, Russia, sanctions, uranium, nuclear weapons, negotiations )

- 4138 days ago -
Western countries, led by the US, are pushing for tougher sanctions against Iran. US, France, Britain want further sanctions against Iran, but China & Russia doesn't..more co-operation is needed to explain current activity.
Vladimir Putin Blasts US About Plans for a Missile Shield in Europe
World  (tags: Vladimir Putin, Bush, European missile shield, United States, Russia, Iran, Iraq, Cold War, sanctions, EU-Russia summit, Cuba )

- 4166 days ago -
Read Putin's observations made at the EU-Russia summit in Lisbon, Portugal - he warns of a new "Cold War" atmosphere.
China, Russia: No to Burma Sanctions
World  (tags: China, Russia, Burma, United Nations, Sanctions, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Dictatorship )

- 4166 days ago -
The two veto-wielding countries on the UN Security Council say Myanmar's crushing of pro-democracy protests led by Buddhist monks was an internal issue, a position that has prevented discussions of sanctions.
Burma: We Need Direct Actions From UN!
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', Democracy, Myanmar, United Nations, Sanctions )

- 4185 days ago -
Throughout the past 15 years or so, UN sent representatives to solve national reconciliation in Myanmar. But all the efforts these representatives made were in vain since the Burmese dictator is not willing to move a step towards national reconciliation.

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