Monday, 11 April 2022 — CovertAction Magazine
By Ryan Swan
Adopted as part of regime-change operation, sanctions have killed at least 40,000 Venezuelans.
Economic coercive measures, commonly known as economic sanctions, are a means of coercive pressure through disruption of trade relations and economic isolation. The use of sanctions under international law is governed chiefly by Chapter VII of the United Nations Charter, providing that the Security Council may decide to enact a “complete or partial interruption of economic relations” in order to restore international peace and security.