Trump Regime Ends Waivers for Purchases of Iranian Oil

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Trump Regime Ends Waivers for Purchases of Iranian Oil

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Unilaterally imposed sanctions by one nation on others are flagrantly illegal. There's no ambiguity about it.

Law Professor Francis Boyle explained it, saying unilaterally imposed sanctions "constitute a crime against humanity as defined by the 1945 Nuremberg Charter…customary international criminal law, (and) the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court.

They also violate the UN and Organization of American States Charters. "Venezuela (and Iran) could consider researching (their) options for a lawsuit against the United States at the International Court of Justice," said Boyle.

Both countries "could also consider a strategy to invoke the 1950 Uniting for Peace Resolution by the UN General Assembly and see if the UNGA is willing to take steps on (their) behalf."

Boyle expressed conce
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