Impact of unilateral coercive measures

30/09/2021

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL
48th session

The negative humanitarian effects of unilateral sanctions have worsened during the COVID-19 pandemic. They represent a clear obstacle to the ability to fight COVID-19 as they affect (in some cases even contribute to dismantle) the economic apparatus of the targeted countries and their capacity to procure certain goods and technologies, hitting mainly the non-targeted civilian population and violating all categories of human rights, in particular economic, social and cultural rights and the right to development.

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