blockade


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a prolonged surrounding of an objective by hostile troops

to surround with hostile troops

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In November 2017, representatives from the United Nations' Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) visited Qatar, where they met with some 20 governmental and civil society groups, as well as people who had been affected by the blockade.
In July, after the blockade started, the authorities followed up on a previous commitment to raise gas production by announcing a second increase in LNG output.
The rail blockade on Donbass has had devastating economic consequences for people on both sides of the conflict, as Donbass supplied the majority of coal used to power thermal power plants across the country.
In International Law, blockades are defined as aggressive actions carried out in warfare, so that one state may officially blockade the enemy state simply if it is taking action in personal or collective self-defense, the customary requisition for setting off war, or if the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has declare the act essential to preserve global peace and has granted special authorization for imposing a blockade.
This is why Cuba's socialist government has always demanded the lifting of the blockade.
b) the damage to the civilian population is, or may be expected to be, excessive in relation to the concrete and direct military advantage anticipated from the blockade.
We liked that the request was specific; we were given a list of the blockade participants, and we decided that it would be a good gift for the siege survivors.
Under the blockade, the entirety of Gaza's civilian population is being punished for acts for which they bear no responsibility.
agreement to end the blockade of Gaza," called the statement.
The decision to end NATO supply blockage was taken in a meeting of the PTI core committee held in Islamabad on Thursday to discuss the PHC judgement on the blockade of transit goods into landlocked Afghanistan.
Their decision also comes days after a Pakistani court ordered authorities to end the blockade of transit goods into landlocked Afghanistan.
KARACHI, July 2 -- Kuki militants, who were to begin an indefinite road blockade between Imphal and Ukhrul district headquarters, have called off the stir following an appeal from different social organisations.
The law and operational practice of blockade were considered all but dead by many in the 1990s.
On May 31, 2010 news media around the world reported and sharply criticized the bloody Israeli Shayetet (commandos) raid for killing nine activist civilians aboard the Turkish ship, Mavi Marmara, These activists resisted the Shayetet which tried to enforce Israel's naval blockade by boarding the ship from speedboats and helicopters.