Full Video: Launch of the International People’s Tribunal in New York City

On Saturday, 28 January, 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 HearingDate and Time (EST)Registration Link
ZimbabweFeb. 4th | 10:30 amRegister here
KoreaFeb. 17th | 11:00 pmRegister here
LibyaMarch 4th | 10:30 amRegister here
SyriaMarch 18th | 10:30 amRegister here
LebanonApril 1st | 10:30 amRegister here
GazaApril 8th | 10:30 amRegister here
SudanApril 14th | 10:30 amRegister here
IranApril 22nd | 10:30 amRegister here
EritreaApril 29th | 10:30 amRegister here
EthiopiaMay 6th | 10:30 amRegister here
IraqMay 13th | 10:30 amRegister here
YemenMay 19th | 10:30 amRegister here
HaitiMay 27th | 10:30 amRegister here
NicaraguaJune 3rd | 11:00 amRegister here
CubaJune 10th | 11:00 amRegister here
VenezuelaJuly 25, 26In person, Caracas

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