31 Jan 2019
WTO Dispute on the US Human Rights Sanctions is Looming on the Horizon
Blog post by Iryna Bogdanova in EJIL: Talk!
At the turn of the year, Venezuela initiated a WTO dispute with the United States. In a nutshell, Venezuela questions WTO-consistency of a number of coercive trade-restrictive measures (economic sanctions) imposed by the United States. Some of those restrictions were allegedly imposed on human rights grounds.
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