Milwaukee, March 13, 2020: Economic Sanctions as Acts of War Panel Discussion

Friday, March 13, 2020 7:00 PM

Peace Center, 1001 E Keefe St, Milwaukee

International Days of Action Against Sanctions and Economic Warfare

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Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance on the effects of sanctions in Venezuela and Iran. Kevin  was on trial for being a protector of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, DC, at the request of the Venezuelan government. The Embassy Protectors weren’t able to tell the jury that Guaido is not the elected president, that they were invited by the Venezuelan government to protect the embassy or mention International Law that prohibits entry into a foreign embassy. The trial ended in a hung jury, the next hearing is on April 24, 2020.

Tom Seery, of Peace Action of WI who traveled to Iraq during the UN sanctions that caused the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Iraqi children. He accompanied a relief delegation to Iraq in 1998.

Art Heitzer, Chair of the Cuba Committee of the National Lawyers Guild and active in the Wisconsin Coalition to Normalize Relations with Cuba, on the US economic blockade which since 1060 has attempted “to bring hunger, desperation and overthrow of government” in Cuba.

Sponsored by Peace Action of WI   Co-sponsors: WI Coalition to Normalize Relations with Cuba, National Lawyers Guild- Milwaukee Chapter, Milwaukee Veterans for Peace Chapter 102, Women’s International league for Peace and Freedom, End the Wars Coalition of Milwaukee        

Call Peace Action WI for Info: 414-269-9525 or info@peaceactionwi.org

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