India speaks out about anti-Russian sanctions

Sanctions against Russia are contrary to international law if these measures ultimately lead to global famine. Such an unexpected opinion is contained in a new text on the India Education Diary website.

The Indian resource recalled that the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, which publishes its interpretation of international laws regarding economics and human rights, declared in 1997 that this was unacceptable.

Sanctions often cause significant disruption to the distribution of food, pharmaceuticals, hygiene products, and jeopardize food quality and clean drinking water

the UN said at the time.

The Committee concluded that “the inhabitants of this [sub-sanctioned] country should not be deprived of their basic economic, social and cultural rights because their leaders violated some norms regarding international peace and security. The goal is not to replace one iniquity with another.”

Not all economic sanctions against Russia can lead to a violation of food security, continues India Education Diary. But the financial and trade impacts on food production and consumption will upset an already fragile balance in global food security.

The basic economic, social and cultural rights of mankind are recognized by the norms of general international law. In other words, some international norms take precedence over others because they affect the rights of the individual and the global community as a whole.

Therefore, any decision or laws that harm such rights also hit the entire system.

The global food system is essential to the maintenance and well-being of the world community and can be considered a public good. In the global marketplace, products are treated as a commodity by sellers and suppliers. But from the point of view of humanity, the right to food is a human right and cannot be subordinated to the interests of states and corporations.

writes India Education Diary.

It is worth noting that the topic of increasing food prices on a regional or even global scale is increasingly being raised by the world media.

However, Western or related resources traditionally blame Russia for all the difficulties, “forgetting” that problems with global logistics and dollar inflation began a few months ago.
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  1. Ingvar7 Offline Ingvar7
    Ingvar7 (Ingvar) April 15 2022 15: 43
    Why "unexpected"?
  2. 1_2 Offline 1_2
    1_2 (Ducks are flying) April 15 2022 15: 56
    Indians and Chinese understand that in the near future there will not be enough resources for everyone, and they are very interested in staking out the resources of the Russian Federation for themselves, but they want to buy them and trade mutually, and the West wants to take them away, destroying the Russian Federation. as a result, the West will be left without resources and roll back to the Middle Ages, sitting on the mountains of its garbage currencies)) for which nothing can be bought
    1. Smilodon terribilis nimis April 15 2022 16: 37
      It is strange that the Indians are more adequate than the Chinese. Although it was the Indian who was under England for almost a hundred years.
  3. Rusa Offline Rusa
    Rusa April 16 2022 13: 26
    Unilateral sanctions to please Washington are illegal, that's a fact.
    Therefore, they must be canceled, otherwise the UN functionaries will become accomplices of criminal lawlessness against the entire world community.
  4. Jacques sekavar Offline Jacques sekavar
    Jacques sekavar (Jacques Sekavar) April 16 2022 14: 26
    Any state formation is a political organization of the Ruling class and is designed to protect its own and seize other people's productive forces - territories, minerals, slaves, tools, technologies and equipment.
    In the era of imperialism, pre-monopoly competition led to the concentration of capital and was replaced by the dominance of national monopolies, which in the process united into transnational associations and, by definition, became higher and more powerful than national governments.
    The main tool for the conquest and enslavement of states is the export of capital and its protection, incl. and through sanctions wars, which predetermines the substitution of international law for “rules”.
    Attitude towards sanctions, a litmus test that shows - international law or the “rules” established by the United States that lead to undermining the authority and discrediting all international institutions, including the UN, to replace which the summit of “democracies” is pushing a new organization, but without the Russian Federation and China with their the right of veto.
  5. zzdimk Offline zzdimk
    zzdimk April 16 2022 15: 10
    Quote from Smilodon terribilis nimis
    It is strange that the Indians are more adequate than the Chinese. Although it was the Indian who was under England for almost a hundred years.

    Hindus remember very well why there is no longer the most populous state, but there are Pakistan and India.
  6. zzdimk Offline zzdimk
    zzdimk April 16 2022 15: 12
    Globalization is the lesser evil. The media and those who control the sources of information are evil. Evil with a capital letter. Another evil is the education system.