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Yet, unsurprisingly, it has been almost completely blacked out by the English-language media. The PSR report is described by Dr Hans Von Sponeck, former UN Assistant Secretary-general, as “a significant contribution to narrowing the gap between reliable estimates and tendentious, manipulated or even ...
Enforced throughout the 1990s in part with $1 billion in Canadian military muscle, those sanctions led to the monthly deaths of over 5,000 Iraqi children under the age of five, and provoked the high-profile resignations of UN humanitarian co-ordinators Denis Halliday and Hans Von Sponeck. When Halliday ...

Richard Falk, Rima Khalaf, Hans von Sponeck, Denis Halliday, Miko Peled, Mazin Qumsiyeh, Ramzy Baroud, Rashid Khalidi, Freedom Flotilla Coalition, BDS South Africa and the Rachel Corrie Foundation. – If you would like to see the full General Assembly Intervention Plan and/or endorse our initiative ...
We bring to the attention of our readers Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad's, important initative to “criminalize war”. It started twelve years ago in December 2005 with the Kuala Lumpur Declaration to Criminalise War, which subsequently led to Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission (KLWCC) and the Kuala ...
In May of 2014, this petition was sent to Ken Roth by over one hundred scholars including Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Adolfo Perez Esquivel and Mairead Maguire; former U.N. Assistant Secretary-General Hans von Sponeck; and former U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Palestinian ...
US President Donald Trump is ardently embracing a toxic form of messianic nationalism, while demeaning those who oppose him as corrupt, and dishonest enemies. His "America First" chant is creating severe international tension, promoting extremism - within and outside the US - and undermining the ...

Western countries continue to dominate in the UN, which should be reformed as soon as possible, according to Hans Christof von Sponeck, the UN's former Assistant Secretary-General and Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq. Hans Christof von Sponeck, former UN Assistant Secretary-General and UN ...
A major pillar of your case for invading Iraq is treated almost like a footnote. Your refusal to face the facts fully is the reason why "people of good will" remain so distressed and continue to demand accountability. Hans von Sponeck is a former UN assistant secretary general and was UN humanitarian ...
Sponeck, Hans C. von; A Different Kind of War: The UN Sanctions Regime in Iraq, Berghahn Books, New York & Oxford, September 2006; ISBN 1-84545-222-4 (hardback), 322 pages. First published in Germany in 2005 (Hamburger Edition) as Ein anderer Krieg: Das Sanktionsregime der UNO im Irak.
Hans von Sponeck: The Security Council must follow the UN Charter and it must not forget the Convention on the rights of the child and the general implications of these conventions. Moreover, if the Security Council knows that conditions in Iraq are inhuman - people of all ages have been in deep trouble, ...
We bring to the attention of our readers Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad's, important initative to “criminalize war”. It started twelve years ago in December 2005 with the Kuala Lumpur Declaration to Criminalise War, which subsequently led to Kuala Lumpur War Crimes Commission (KLWCC) and the Kuala ...
In May of 2014, this petition was sent to Ken Roth by over one hundred scholars including Nobel Peace Prize Laureates Adolfo Perez Esquivel and Mairead Maguire; former U.N. Assistant Secretary-General Hans von Sponeck; and former U.N. Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Palestinian ...
US President Donald Trump is ardently embracing a toxic form of messianic nationalism, while demeaning those who oppose him as corrupt, and dishonest enemies. His "America First" chant is creating severe international tension, promoting extremism - within and outside the US - and undermining the ...
Western countries continue to dominate in the UN, which should be reformed as soon as possible, according to Hans Christof von Sponeck, the UN's former Assistant Secretary-General and Humanitarian Coordinator for Iraq. Hans Christof von Sponeck, former UN Assistant Secretary-General and UN ...
Hans von Sponeck: We appeal, first and foremost, to the conscience of governments and civil society but also to their legal-mindedness not to accept impunity any longer. Geneva International Centre for Justice (GICJ) is participating in the review of Iraq at the 55th session of the United Nations Committee ...
There, he met and befriended General Hans von Sponeck, a German general who was court-martialed and imprisoned for refusing to follow Hitler's orders during a major Soviet counteroffensive on the Crimean Peninsula in 1941 by withdrawing his troops from Kerch, likely saving the lives of thousands of ...
A major pillar of your case for invading Iraq is treated almost like a footnote. Your refusal to face the facts fully is the reason why "people of good will" remain so distressed and continue to demand accountability. Hans von Sponeck is a former UN assistant secretary general and was UN humanitarian ...

Sponeck, Hans C. von; A Different Kind of War: The UN Sanctions Regime in Iraq, Berghahn Books, New York & Oxford, September 2006; ISBN 1-84545-222-4 (hardback), 322 pages. First published in Germany in 2005 (Hamburger Edition) as Ein anderer Krieg: Das Sanktionsregime der UNO im Irak.
Hans von Sponeck: The Security Council must follow the UN Charter and it must not forget the Convention on the rights of the child and the general implications of these conventions. Moreover, if the Security Council knows that conditions in Iraq are inhuman - people of all ages have been in deep trouble, ...
... Denis Halliday and Hans von Sponeck, resigned in protest. Yet even with the evidence of the role of the sanctions in killing half a million Iraqi ...
US President Donald Trump is ardently embracing a toxic form of messianic nationalism, while demeaning those who oppose him as corrupt, ...
The former UN official Hans von Sponeck knows a thing or two about this sort of double-dealing. Von Sponeck worked for the United Nations ...
Western countries continue to dominate in the UN, which should be reformed as soon as possible, according to Hans Christof von Sponeck, the ...
Odd Solem, part of the Norwegian resistance movement, was arrested by the Gestapo and met General Hans von Sponeck in prison in 1942.
Hans von Sponeck is a former UN assistant secretary general and was UN humanitarian co-ordinator for Iraq from 1998 until he resigned in ...
Sponeck, Hans C. von; A Different Kind of War: The UN Sanctions Regime in Iraq, Berghahn Books, New York & Oxford, September 2006; ISBN ...
They would die, and their deaths would go unnoticed and unmarked in the countries that bore the lion's share of responsibility for what Hans Von Sponeck and Denis Halliday, former UN officials, have rightly called genocide. In a family photo taken ...
Later, the UN Assistant Secretary General, Hans Von Sponeck, who additionally served as UN Humanitarian Co-ordinator in Iraq, stated, "[M]ake no mistake, this is deliberate.
In February 2000, Hans von Sponeck and Jutta Burghardt resigned from their posts, citing the same reasons. They implicated the permanent members of the UN of committing an act of genocide in Iraq.
The effects of these sanctions were a "true human tragedy", said senior UN official in Iraq Hans von Sponeck in February 2000.
Former United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Hans Von Sponeck also said he expected the inquiry report to conclude that something went wrong and that the next step is "a judicial inquiry which should lead to a court case.
Former United Nations Assistant Secretary-General Hans Von Sponeck also said he expected the inquiry report to conclude that something went wrong and that the next step is "a judicial inquiry which should lead to a court case.
Its own inquiry will involve Iraq War veterans, activists, MPs and the former UN envoy to Iraq, Hans von Sponeck. StWC says its aim is "to establish who was to blame for the catastrophes of the Iraq War, including over a million deaths and millions of ...
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in an interview with the Austrian newspaper Die Presse talks about Russia's return to the world stage, the E.U.
Hans von Sponeck: The Security Council must follow the UN Charter and it must not forget the Convention on the rights of the child and the general implications of these conventions.
Dennis Halliday, Hans von Sponeck, they both resigned in protest on the ground that the sanctions were genocidal. Their term, not mine.
"Immagina", mi disse il Segretario Generale delle Nazioni Unite, Hans von Sponeck, "stanziare quella cifra irrilevante per far fronte alla mancanza di acqua pulita, e al fatto che la maggior parte dei malati non possono permettersi le cure, e al trauma ...


 

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