Report: U.S. “maximum pressure” campaign driving inflation in Iran and other stories

Today we look at a report on the impact of U.S. sanctions on Iran; the week-long fighting between SDF and IS in Al-Hasakah, Syria; and more

January 27, 2022 by Peoples Dispatch

In today’s episode of the Daily Round-up we take a look at a new report detailing the extent of damage caused by U.S. sanctions on Iran’s economy; the week-long fighting between the Syrian Democratic Forces and the Islamic State terror group in and around the Al-Sinaa prison in Hasakah; the death of a 37 year old woman in Poland after she was refused an abortion due to a near-total ban on the procedure imposed by the country’s harsh laws; and the Citizen Security Law passed by Colombian President Ivan Duque and its implications for the right to protest.