Tag: United Nations

Trump admin. behaves ‘like thugs in a barrio’: Interview with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza

Exclusive interview: Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza comments on new US sanctions, the Trump administration’s coup efforts, the OAS, and his trip to Syria.

By Anya Parampil

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Venezuela UN ambassador: US gov. ‘psychologically manipulating’ public to support ‘colonial war’

Exclusive interview: Venezuela’s Ambassador to the United Nations Samuel Moncada speaks about the US-led coup attempt and violations of the charters of the UN and OAS.

By Anya Parampil

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UN Rapporteur: US Sanctions on Venezuela Are ‘Blunt’ Way to Engineer Regime Change, Causing Blanket Starvation

US sanctions against Venezuela are like “going into microsurgery with a kitchen knife” and are holding an entire population hostage, the UN special rapporteur on the negative impact of unilateral coercive measures told The Grayzone.

By Michael Selby-Green

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Four Years of Hell: To Crush Yemen’s Independence, US-Saudi War Created World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

On the fourth anniversary of the US-Saudi war on Yemen, the Middle East’s poorest nation suffers from the worst humanitarian catastrophe on Earth. But the Houthi movement — and Yemeni people — remain unbroken.

By Ben Norton

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Ex-UN Human Rights Expert Blasts ‘Manipulation’ on Venezuela: ‘We Are Swimming in an Ocean of Lies’

Former UN Special Rapporteur Alfred de Zayas criticized the human rights commissioner’s past reports on Venezuela, calling them “unprofessional” and politicized, denouncing an “ocean of lies”

By Ben Norton

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VIDEO: The Grayzone testifies at the UN – ‘Humanitarian crisis in Venezuela: Propaganda vs. reality’

The Grayzone’s Max Blumenthal and Anya Parampil spoke about Venezuela at a side event at a United Nations Human Rights Council session in Geneva on March 19. They joined former special rapporteur Alfred de Zayas on a panel titled “Humanitarian crisis in Venezuela: Propaganda vs. reality.”

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‘Willing Pawns in Trump-Orchestrated Coup’: CODEPINK Disrupts Venezuela’s Illegitimate ‘US Ambassador’

CODEPINK activists disrupted an event with the right-wing Venezuelan coup regime’s “US ambassador” Carlos Vecchio, denouncing him for seeking “a path of civil war and US intervention”

By Ben Norton

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