Will India Help Iran Avert Sanctions-Related Medical Crisis?

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by Aveek Sen, Mojtaba Mousavi, and Udayan Tandan Zeinab, the mother of a four-year-old girl suffering from blood cancer, says that “Mina has been under medication for nearly five months. The doctor had prescribed her pills recently and Mina has… Continue Reading  

New US Sanctions Will Make Iranians Sicker

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by Fariba Pajooh Sanctions against Iran are almost as old as I am. I was born in early 1980, and international sanctions against Iran began during the Iran-Iraq war of the 1980s as most global and regional powers supported Iraqi… Continue Reading  

Critically ill Iranians bear the pain of Banking Sanctions

Writing for the Financial Times the talented Iranian journalist, Najmeh Bozorgmehr, reports on how US-imposed sanctions on Iran’s Central Bank are preventing critically-ill patients from getting crucial medical aid: The government of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says international sanctions have had little impact… Continue Reading