21/03/2020 strategic-culture.org #170744

Expert: U.s. Sanctions on Iran, Venezuela During Pandemic Could Be Genocidal

Aaron MATÉ

Intensified US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during the COVID-19 pandemic could amount to genocide, a former UN expert warns.

Iran has been ravaged by the COVID-19 pandemic, and new US sanctions are making it worse. Alfred de Zayas, a former UN Special Rapporteur, says that intensified US sanctions against Iran and Venezuela during the crisis are "insane", and possibly genocidal.

Guest: Alfred de Zayas, former UN Special Rapporteur and law professor at the Geneva School of Diplomacy.

 Expert: US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during pandemic could be genocidal