Saturday, February 16, 2013

criminality of Iraq sanctions

""Imposing sanctions on Iraq was one of the most heinous of crimes committed in the 20th century. Yet it has received little attention in the Anglo-American world. Despite the calamitous destruction resulting from the sanctions, no serious attempts by legal professionals, academics or philosophers have been undertaken to address the full scope of the immorality and illegality of such a criminal and unprecedented mass punishment.""  I beg to differ with the generalization about the lack of legal professionals who addressed this injustice: read this book by comrade Joy Gordon.