Denis Halliday, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations and head of the UN Humanitarian Program in Iraq 1997 and 1998, said of Dr. Dhafir’s case:

I am stunned by the conviction of this humanitarian, especially as the US State Department breached its own sanctions to the tune of $10 billion. The policy of sanctions against Iraq undermined not only the UN’s own charter, but the Declaration of Human Rights and the Geneva Convention as well. (more…)