On Saturday, January 28, the International People’s Tribunal on U.S. Imperialism: Sanctions, Blockades and Coercive Economic Measures launched with a half-day event in New York City. The event featured a wide array of speakers addressing the upcoming tribunal, including:

  1. Nina Farnia, Co-chair of the Tribunal Steering Committee & Professor of Law, Albany Law School
  2. Niloufer Bhagwat, Confederation of Lawyers of Asia and the Pacific
  3. Brian Becker, ANSWER Coalition
  4. Mireille Fanon Mendès-France, The Frantz Fanon Foundation
  5. Booker Omole, Communist Party of Kenya
  6. Carlos Ron, Vice Minister of Foreign Relations for North America (Venezuela)
  7. Suzanne Adely – President National Lawyers Guild & Tribunal Steering Committee
  8. Alfred-Maurice de Zayas, Former United Nations Independent Expert
  9. Roxanne Dunbar Ortiz, Historian & Scholar
  10. Claudia De La Cruz, People’s Forum
  11. Sara Flounders, Sanctions Kill
  12. Helyeh Doutaghi, Co-chair of the Tribunal Steering Committee & Adjunct Professor, Carleton University
  13. Willy Mutunga, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Kenya
  14. Alejandro González Behmaras, First Secretary of the Cuban Mission to the United Nations

Watch the full video below:

Get all of the details on the tribunal at sanctionstribunal.org.

Register for upcoming hearings:


Please register for the upcoming hearings at the links below. Note that schedules may change in case of emergency, and by signing up, you will receive a confirmation link, reminders as well as any updates and changes.

Country Hearing Date and Time (EST) Registration Link
Zimbabwe Feb. 4th | 10:30 am Register here
Korea Feb. 17th | 11:00 pm Register here
Libya March 4th | 10:30 am Register here
Syria March 18th | 10:30 am Register here
Lebanon April 1st | 10:30 am Register here
Gaza April 8th | 10:30 am Register here
Sudan April 14th | 10:30 am Register here
Iran April 22nd | 10:30 am Register here
Eritrea April 29th | 10:30 am Register here
Ethiopia May 6th | 10:30 am Register here
Iraq May 13th | 10:30 am Register here
Yemen May 19th | 10:30 am Register here
Haiti May 27th | 10:30 am Register here
Nicaragua June 3rd | 11:00 am Register here
Cuba June 10th | 11:00 am Register here
Venezuela July 25, 26 In person, Caracas



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