sanctions

  • July 17, 2008

    Delegates from churches in Zimbabwe, South Africa and other countries in the Southern Africa Development Community have expressed clear support for targeted sanctions against Zimbabwe.

  • June 27, 2008

    The brutal pre-election repression of Robert Mugabe's regime may at last have brought the world to a tipping-point of disgust.

  • October 5, 2007

    International solidarity and support for the Burmese democracy movement is growing, as evidenced in the imposition of new economic sanctions against the military regime. But what happens next?

  • October 4, 2007

    American congress persons, including Joe Pitts of Pennsylvania, are urging European countries to keep up the political and economic pressure on the dictatorship in Burma, following the brutal suppression of pro-democracy protests originally led by Buddhist monks.

  • January 31, 2007

    In a move that has been welcomed by campaigners, including many Christians, an influential group of British MPs has called on the British government to consider using economic pressure against Israel over its treatment of the Palestinian people.

  • January 11, 2007

    Evangelical aid agency Tearfund is calling on the European Union (EU) to renew targeted sanctions against the country.