Tag Archive: Embargo

Sundance Documentary on Paul Simon Playing South Africa Undercuts Power of Cultural Boycott – Mondoweiss and Just Left Blog Post

Whatever you think of Paul Simon’s music and especially Graceland (which I like a lot) a new movie at Sundance about the recording of that album could undercut the BDS campaign against Israel, and especially the cultural boycott. The film…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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In the Matter of 13 Seizures – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1987-1988

In April 1987 a delegation of people from the United States attended the Interna­tional Peace Gathering in Tripoli, Libya. The individuals traveled under the auspices of  the  International Indian Treaty Council, the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party, and other groups represent­ing third…
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Civil Liberties

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Beacon Products Corporation v. Reagan – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

In May 1985 President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order announcing a trade embargo against Nicaragua and, at the same time, terminated a friendship treaty with that country. In his message to Congress, he claimed that Nicaragua con­stituted a threat…
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International War Crimes

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Beacon Products Corp. v. Reagan – International law – CCR Docket 1986-1987

In May 1985 President Ronald Reagan signed an executive order announcing a trade embargo against Nicaragua, and, at the same time, terminated a Friendship Treaty with that count ry. In his message to Congress, he claimed that Nicaragua con­stituted a…
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International War Crimes

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In the Matter of Quixote Center – International Human Rights and Solidarity – CCR Docket 1987-1988

A few days before Christmas 1986 the Quixote Center, a major shipper of humani­tarian supplies to Nicaragua, received a Treasury subpoena requiring it to produce records relating to shipments to Nicaragua since President Reagan restricted trade with that country. Prior…
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International War Crimes

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In the Matter of 13 Seizures – Government Misconduct – CCR Docket 1988-1989

In April 1987 a delegation of people from the United States attended the International Peace Gathering in Tripoli, Libya. The individuals traveled under the  auspices  of  the Interna­tional Indian Treaty Council, the All-African People’s Revolutionary Party, and other groups  representing…
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Civil Liberties

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Beacon Products Corp. v. Reagan – International Law – CCR Docket 1985-1986

In May I985 President Reagan signed an executive order announcing a trade embargo against Nicaragua. In his mes­sage to Congress, Reagan claimed that Nicaragua constituted a threat to the foreign policy interests and security of the United States. The Treasury Department…
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International War Crimes

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Nation v. Haig – International – CCR Docket 1982-1983

In May 1981, the Reagan Administration instituted an em­bargo on publications of Cuban origin arriving in this country. Subcribers to Granrna or any other Cuban periodical could no longer receive even a single copy of such a publication without first securing an import…
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Civil Liberties

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