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Resources updated between Monday, August 03, 2020 and Sunday, August 09, 2020

August 7, 2020

A protest in Hong Kong (File photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

24 People Arrested in Hong Kong for Participating in Tiananmen Square Vigil Document

August 6, 2020

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (File photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

Pompeo Urges No Vote For Cuba On U.N. "Human Rights" Council Article

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (File photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons)

The U.N. Failed to Address Iran's Crimes Against Humanity, It's Time For Western Democracies to Step In Article

August 5, 2020

The United Nations Security Council

"The U.S. has circulated a new resolution to United Nations Security Council members calling for an extension of the UN's arms embargo against Iran, according to a copy of the text obtained by Bloomberg News.

It asks UN members states to stop all sales of weapons to and from Iran and to refrain from providing any "technical training, financial resources or services, advice, other services or assistance related to the supply, sale, transfer, manufacture, maintenance, or use of arms" to Iran.
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U.S. Ambassador Kelly Craft acknowledged Tuesday that Russia and China are likely to veto any resolution. That could spell a crisis at the UN, with Craft and Secretary of State Michael Pompeo threatening to invoke a 'snapback' provision in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal to reimpose all UN sanctions against Tehran...."

U.S. Circulates Its Latest Iran Weapons Resolution at the UN Article