This week, the Trump administration piled more pressure on Iran, announcing that it will no longer exempt any countries from sanctions if they continue to buy Iranian oil.
The move was made as part of the administration’s “maximum pressure” strategy that aims to eliminate all of Iran’s revenue from oil exports.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the move will choke off Iranian income amounting to more than $50bn a year.
In this special interview Nobel Peace laureate and Iranian dissident Shirin Ebadi says she supports sanctions against Iran, but only ones that don’t hurt the Iranian people.
Ebadi said stopping Iran from broadcasting non-Persian language TV channels on Western satellites is one way sanctions can hurt the government.
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