Argument: Sanctioning Cuba is appropriate punishment for its flouting the UN

Issue Report: Ending US sanctions on Cuba


(21) The Cuban Government has consistently refused access to the Special Rapporteur and formally expressed its decision not to `implement so much as one comma’ of the United Nations Resolutions appointing the Rapporteur.
(22) The United Nations General Assembly passed Resolution 47-139 on December 18, 1992, Resolution 48-142 on December 20, 1993, and Resolution 49-200 on December 23, 1994, referencing the Special Rapporteur’s reports to the United Nations and condemning violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in Cuba.”