Subverting Sanctions: How Human Rights and International Law have been Violated

Saied Reza Ameli and Mohsen Ahoeei look at the devastating effects of sanctions, used not for the promotion of human rights but a tool of war.

Publication date: 14 January 2019

ISBN: 9781903718384 (Soft copy only)

Authors: Saied Reza Ameli, Mohsen Ahoeei with a foreword by Mohideen Abdelkader.

The purpose of ‘Subverting Sanctions: How Human Rights and International Law have been Violated’ is to demonstrate the human rights dimensions of sanctions in the sample countries and to argue a legal framework necessary to bring a lawsuit against the US on the basis of flagrant violation of human rights. Mass human rights violations resulting from the past sanctions includes denial of access to health and medical services for sanctions.

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About the authors

Saied Reza Ameli is Professor of Communications and North American Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran

Ebrahim Mohseni Ahooei is a Senior Researcher at the Cyberspace Research Policy Center, University of Tehran and PhD Student, Communication and New Media Studies, University of Vienna

Mohideen Abdul Kader is Director of Citizens International, Malaysia