They aren’t the real cause. Article 7 Crimes against humanity 1. I mean the the court had issued what affirmed interim measures of protection, and ordered the United States not to execute the German brothers. The Depression had a 24.9 peak as far as unemployment goes and so if you’re talking about 30%, you’re already above depression levels. Like a universal basic income where people would get a monthly check so that nobody would be in poverty anymore. As militant civil rights leader Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin (formerly H. Rap Brown) pointed out years ago, “Violence is as American as cherry pie.” While trillions of dollars were transferred to the corporate sector though the CARES Act meant to support the economy through the crisis, the state continues to ignore the existential crisis faced by millions of workers. Engel 2009), and has been co-author and co-editor of numerous other books, including “International Human Rights Monitoring Mechanisms” (together with Gudmundur Alfredsson and Bertrand Ramcharan). Ironically, however, these beautiful acts of solidarity and struggle not only helped to almost disappear the issue of COVID-19 and its devastating impact on the Black community, the focus on “racial justice” and police reform allowed the state to subtly turn the discourse into a system-affirming discourse of potential change and a “we are the world” moment of national solidarity. Venezuela is a risky client so you drop them, but the consequence of dropping Venezuela is that people are going to die. This is being highlighted and so on, like Mitt Romney and Lindsey Graham… pretty arch-conservative members of the Republican party calling for money to people to keep them afloat is a pretty interesting. I mean that’s a huge number of people and then think about how many people could be employed in disinfecting public areas, transportation and things like that. That has to be demanded by American citizens in the primary. So, you know, there’s been this kind of sense, the Occupy Movement, the workers movement has really taken off in the last few years. It’s really a shame that Sanders is kind of out of the running now because it has to be perfect time for him to be making the case for Medicare for all. We really appreciate the way you’ve been raising consciousness on these issues for many years. for instance, the United States had given the declaration under article 36 of the statute of the International Court of Justice, which accepted automatically ipso facto the jurisdiction of the international court of justice vis-a-vis the United States. And we have to recognize beyond the coronavirus. Their priorities were education, doing away with an alphaetism. They already have Telehealth in place so they can continue to be in touch with their patients without requiring them to come into the Medical Centers. That was unsustainable.We had very high corporate debt that could lead to a credit crisis and corporations were going bankrupt. MF: Yeah, let’s talk a little bit about Venezuela because that’s another country where the US has been interfering. Crimes Against Humanity Background United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (UNTAC). Eighty million people are now without health coverage, millions are unemployed, over the next two months evictions will resume with an expected explosion of homelessness. In the United States now, it’s being shown in these crises. It creates this social solidarity where everybody relies on that system and they want to protect it. And of course massive government debt as well massive wealth divide. And of course United States did not lift the sanctions against Cuba. There’s been already a reduction in the number of people who are being arrested for the level of crimes that prosecutors are prosecuting. Out of a violation of law, you cannot derive any rights. But the mainstream media is committed to denigrating any model that is not the capitalistic neoliberal model, And the way the story goes, socialism is a failed system and we will make sure that it stays that way. The US committed crimes against humanity by creating the conditions that led to sickness and death for vulnerable sectors of the U.S. population. — The decision to drive workers back to work despite inadequate protections and a gross disregard for their lives in industries like meat processing, which were experiencing high levels of COVID-19 infections among the largely African American migrant work force. I mean, not saying unilateral course of measures against Iran or against Syria or against Venezuela… just generally, saying that unilateral measures are incompatible with the UN charter, incompatible with a charter of the OAS, incompatible with customary international law, with principles of freedom of trade and freedom of the seas etcetera, etc. So buildings around the country, people on houses on schools are creating solar renewable energy as well as moving to a system of water making. Mr. de Zayas was born in Cuba, but he is a citizen of the United States and he went to law school at Harvard. I’ve been working on prison reform and ending the drug war since the early 1980s and it has been a crisis for families, for Individuals, for the last 40 years. So this is a crisis of incarceration. We don’t have the ability to train the personnel, even though there are many people who would do the jobs and who could use the income. At present he teaches international law at the Geneva School of Diplomacy. We do not want a successful model of socialism in Latin America, and we will make the economy scream, meaning we will impose all sorts of direct or indirect sanctions that will be economic war against Chile. So Caprilas, in a way, would have been America’s puppet, would have been America’s man in Venezuela. So even when the United States was condemned there was no enforcement, There wasn’t even an injunction. It’s like what Nixon told Kissinger about Chile. And again, this current coronavirus issue is forcing people to face up to this prison crisis. It’s very fragmented. These are actually possible to put in place and even Republicans will support them when the pressure hits hard. "Crimes against humanity" is a category of offense that the ICC handles. Interestingly enough the United Nations have condemned the embargo against Cuba 27 times. There are fundamental flaws in our economy and we can’t let the virus and the oil work cloud our vision. All have a right to the natural resources of the Venezuela. It has been a success and that is the problem. Hundreds of people are unnecessarily dying every day with African Americans representing a disproportionate number of those deaths. As the 2020 election draws near in the United States, recent events point to how our polarized political process now runs the risk of spiraling into violence. MF: There’s a one thing that we need to mention because it’s not being talked about in the news, but in Palestine the Israeli Defense Forces police killed ten thousand Palestinians since 2000. Minority religions are protected. Therefore if there is no good faith… If there is no good will on the part of the politicians, then you’re not going to have international law observed. About half of states have implemented that and a number of large cities have implemented that ,but saying that not only do we need to stop shutting them down. The fundamental flaws in our healthcare system. And people without water can’t do the basics that are needed to prevent the virus like washing their hands. Had the lead been the decisions by the U.S. state to sacrifice the human rights of its citizens and residents by not providing adequate protections of their rights and consciously making decisions that was obvious would result in sickness and death for vulnerable sectors of the U.S. population, with the issue of police killings and impunity as part of a pattern of racist human rights abuses over time that was fully documented by various human rights treaty monitoring bodies, it might have been much more difficult for the U.S. and their European allies to argue against a commission. Chavez was a bit more careful, a bit slower, until they forced his hand, until you had the coup d’état against him in April 2002. And so probably the very open about that. You had 191 state holding with the resolution ordering the lifting of the sanctions against Cuba, and two countries abstaining, the United States and Israel. They were actually quite popular and the people of Cuba did not blame the Castro Brothers for their lack of consumer goods, their lack of luxury goods, their lack of televisions and computers and other things. Record strikes. In 2009 de Zayas was a member of the UN workshop that drafted a report on the human right to peace, which was subsequently discussed and further elaborated by the Advisory Committee of the Human Rights Council. The other thing that I think the virus is showing us is the pharmaceutical problem. I mean his cabal did so, but by making that kind of a presidential order, or presidential decree, you open the door for imposition of sanctions. The American speculators and investors will march in. There are Israeli Defense Force soldiers who count how many Palestinians they’ve shot in their knees. They’re focusing more on violent crimes, which is kind of what we should have been doing all along. And so we’re still facing federal prosecution, but we really appreciate you speaking up on our behalf. We speak with Alfred de Zayas, a legal expert on civil and political rights and an independent expert to the United Nations, about the legal implications of the coup and interference by the United States in other countries besides Bolivia. KZ: Well, that is the root of it. So you have a farce of an election in which you have on the one side a corporate Democrat and on the other side you have a corporate Republican. MF: Right. And then of course all the corporations want socialism all of a sudden. Möller, N.P. Well we are running out time. Of course, Joe Biden’s not going to do that. If the United States did not provide financial and political cover for Israel that behavior would not be happening. We need the money in prevention. MF: We certainly have an uphill battle here, but people are doing what they can to spread awareness of the reality of what the situation we face and what those alternatives could be. They’re making sure that supplies are getting to their hospitals in the areas that are hardest hit they’ve set up a website with information. Now, when shall we say, the opportunities for American investors and transnationals became narrower, then obviously the idea was to topple this man, and that was done through an economic war that started not in 2015 with the sanctions of Obama, not in 2017 with the sanctions of trump. We could fund business make sure they’re successful, because we did during the economic collapse, right? Workers are not even paying attention to when their unions tell them to stop striking. I mean these sanctions have had this economic impact. They lost their pensions their jobs. Those attempts were to be expected. Mr. de Zayas describes the US government’s history of flouting international law and why the international legal system is unable to enforce those laws. When the number of deaths reaches forty thousand, a hundred thousand etc. So, I mean these were enormous achievements, but achievements that did not bring a profit to Washington, did not bring a profit to the American investor, or to the transnational corporations. However, the ease in which the narrative was refocused toward dead-end policy issues and an anti-Trumpism by the liberal corporate press was troubling. So it’s not like they were undemocratic, that they were unpopular. However, in blatant disregard for that right, the Trump Administration, with the full cooperation of the corporate sector, advocated opening the economy amid rising cases of COVID-19. The Venezuelan regime led by Nicolás Maduro has committed “egregious violations” since 2014 “amounting to crimes against humanity,” a United Nations report published Wednesday says. He obtained a doctorate in history for the University of Göttingen in Germany. He practiced corporate law with the New York law firm Simpson Thacher and Bartlett and is a retired member of the New York and Florida Bar. Wait, What the Fuck? How many have perished in the course of 2020. He was recently awarded the US Peace Memorial 2019 Peace Prize and the Serena Shirm award for uncompromised integrity in journalism. The airline companies are calling for a bailout and the airline unions are saying you don’t get bailed out unless we actually get bailed out, unless the workers are protected. He was member of several advisory boards, including of the International Society of Human Rights (Frankfurt a.M.), Zentrum gegen Vertreibungen (Berlin), the International Human Rights Association of American Minorities (Canada) and of the conseil scientifique of the Académie International de droit constitutionnel (Tunis). Throwing a rock is about it… I mean the VA struggles because the Republicans and Democrats have both not funded it adequately, but it’s still capable of doing that kind of activity. MF: And that’s what other countries do as well. So they’re able to because they are a public entity and their mission is health. Donald Trump’s not to do that. All these crashes are showing that we need to move toward much more of a collective approach to our economy, much more of a planned approach to the economy, actually much more of an eco-socialist approach. They’re able to be really agile. That shows a real sickness in our healthcare system. The office refused to issue it. I mean the United States, the United Kingdom, those rich countries that have reached economic dominance… They don’t want any competition. They’re stuck in a facility where they really can’t isolate themselves. Now beyond that come in the pandemic, come in the additional threat of Covid-19. The covid-19 and economic crises are bringing out actually some positive changes. And United States’ unilateral coercive measures, which are illegal, and our interviewee, Mr. Alfred Zayas will explain that more, are really hampering Iran’s ability to deal with the covid-19 epidemic. MF: We will definitely share those These were all leading to an economic crisis. You have what I would call the jackals, who just want to bully everybody else, who just want to make money, and to consider the United States as above international law, and not accountable to anybody. There have been 27 resolutions adopted by the general assembly, notably in November 2016. MF: And of course this wouldn’t be happening without the political cover and financing from the United States. You’ve made some comments recently about the last election and what should be done to correct the situation. MF: Right. It’s another country where their economic model, you know, poses a threat to the United States and other capitalist Nations because it’s showing another way of organizing a society. And so after that then there was a nationalization of the Petrol industry by Chavez. They’re running these emergency coordination centers around the country. We bring to the attention of our readers the powerful message of the late Harold Pinter regarding US Imperial Crimes against Humanity, with an introduction by Gary Kohls. The Democrats are less open about it, but both parties underfunded so underperforms and things I look it doesn’t work. The United States Government through overt actions has made decisions that endanger the people of the world. Actually no. In fact, the only part of our health system… and really the United States is divided into several health systems. What I did is say well this is the press release that I intended to issue in my function as independent expert. Make reparations for instance to the people of Syria. I have a blog, and your you might tell your listeners that I have a website, www.alfreddezayas.com, and then I also have a blog which is DeZayasAlfred.wordpress,vand it would be good that people read it every now and then because I put up many of my formation notes and press releases, etc. It’s not just the prison crisis. He also discusses the COVID-19 pandemic and what the world needs in this time of crisis. And all of that of course is the law. Stop this madness of the lethal autonomous killing units, weapon systems etc. In fact, these were sanctions of the Security Council. So what happened? You have these very very violent demonstrations against Maduro in 2013, 2014, 15 16, 17, etc. I mean, you may remember at the time of the coup in Honduras, the coup against Jose Manuel Zelaya, which was of course financed by the United States, etc. Now unilateral coercive of measures everybody knows are illegal. etc. — And statements made by the President of the United States that indicated he was prepared to use disproportionate force against protestors demonstrating against the murder of George Floyd. And I don’t think we’re going to get what we want in the initial response to the crisis. So it’s not much of a choice. How the United States Codes defines the serious crime of treason, in which a U.S. citizen or legal resident has levied war against the country or given aid to its enemies. That’s one of the problems. “The President of the United States that indicated he was prepared to use disproportionate force against protestors.” The U.S. responded aggressively to the challenge and pressured members of the Council to reject the idea of an international commission of inquiry which would have been historic for the United Nations. So they just simply drop the client. Genocide, Crimes against Humanity, and War Crimes - United States ..... by a sepa rate court, chamber, or panel or within the regular criminal justice system itself, it is ...Comprehensive training programs should be adequately resourced and established prior … But while correctly reframing and exposing the situation in the U.S. is important in the ideological fight, the PCHR approach proceeds from the assumption that the genesis of the assaults on human dignity that are at the core of human rights violations are located in the relationships of oppression. States withdrew its signature in 1998. The first prosecution for crimes against humanity took place at the Nuremberg trials. So you have here a situation of illegality but total impunity. And this is of course ideology, but not just ideology. There is an old principle of Roman law which says X in Judea non oritur use. AZ: You guys are super important. As long as they got a target, it’s sport for IDF soldiers.There’s a horrible article about that. And one of the things that the press is not informing the people about, is that Evo Morales actually was enormously successful on the economic plain, meaning the GDP of Bolivia quadrupled and the standard of living of the population improved by a factor of three. You’re not going to ever have a fair treatment. MF: sanctions. It needs to have an equity share of that industry and get a return from that investment that then can be used in the future for social programs that we need. Donations to "Popular Resistance" are tax deductible through our fiscal sponsor. 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