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EU plans to criminalize violation of sanctions against Russia

The European Commission on Friday proposed making the circumvention of the European Union’s (EU) sanctions against Russia a criminal offense. It proposes to establish the same level of penalties in all member states to close existing legal loopholes and increase the deterrent effect of violating EU sanctions. It aims to establish “common basic standards” for … Read more

Maduro Says No ‘Free and Fair’ Elections Without Total End to Sanctions

CARACAS, Venezuela — Socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro announced at an international press conference on Wednesday that he would not support “free and fair” elections in Venezuela until all sanctions imposed upon his regime were first rescinded.  #ÚLTIMAHORA Nicolás Maduro supedita las condiciones electorales al levantamiento de “todas las sanciones” https://t.co/UZ7SV32XYx pic.twitter.com/HeU8OS1KdK — Monitoreamos (@monitoreamos) November … Read more

U.S. sanctions 3 after North Korean missile launches

People watch a TV news program reporting on North Korea test-firing a newly developed tactical guided weapon on April 17, 2022 in Seoul, South Korea. The United States and its Asian allies flew dozens of fighter jets over waters surrounding the Korean Peninsula on Tuesday in a show of force as their diplomats discussed a … Read more

Kari Lake’s Lawyers Lose Election Suit, Win Sanctions. Well Played, Dersh!

(Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images for Hulu) This afternoon a federal judge sanctioned lawyers for failed Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, who sued to force the state to use paper ballots in the November election. In point of fact, the state does use paper ballots, a fact which could have been determined by the plaintiff … Read more

Indiana AG Demands Sanctions For Doctor Who Pointed Out That Forcing A Child To Carry Rapist’s Baby Is F*cking Barbaric

Yesterday Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita filed an administrative complaint with the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana against OB-GYN Dr. Caitlin Bernard, who spoke out about performing an abortion for a 10-year-old rape victim after she was denied care in her home state of Ohio. In this the AG took a page from the Supreme … Read more

Biden’s Boosting Carbon Emissions by Easing Venezuela Oil Sanctions for Nothing

On Monday’s broadcast of the Fox Business Network’s “Evening Edit,” Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) reacted to the Biden administration easing some sanctions on Venezuelan oil production by pointing out that the United States is lifting sanctions without any meaningful actions by the Venezuelan government and also questioned why the Biden administration is so intent on trying … Read more

Antifa Brawl with Police After Attack on Russia Sanctions Protest

Antifa activists brawled with police on Saturday during an attempt to disrupt a protest against the sanctions war with Russia. Chaos hit the streets of the German city of Leipzig on Saturday after an attempt by Antifa to violently disrupt a march protesting the Western sanctions war with Russia, their impact on citizens, and the … Read more

Biden Eases Sanctions On Venezuela As Opposition Talks Resume

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Saturday eased some oil sanctions on Venezuela in an effort to support newly restarted negotiations between President Nicolás Maduro’s government and its opposition. The Treasury Department is allowing Chevron to resume “limited” energy production in Venezuela after years of sanctions that have dramatically curtailed oil and gas profits … Read more

RTL Today – Monica Semedo: MEP risks renewed sanctions over harassment allegations

Last year, Monica Semedo was suspended for a fortnight by the former president of the EU parliament, David Sassoli, on grounds of psychological harassment. In the meantime, these proceedings have been concluded, but she is facing new harassment allegations. A new investigation is launched against Monica Semedo after an employee reported allegations of psychological harassment … Read more

RTL Today – Hate speech: The Association for the Support of Immigrant Workers advocates for more sanctions

The Association for the Support of Immigrant Workers (ASTI) has issued a press release to denounce hate speech and advocate for more rigorous sanctions. In the press release, the ASTI elaborates on its own experiences with online hate speech, most notably a confrontation with MP Fred Keup from the Alternative Democratic Party (ADR). One year … Read more