Bert Sacks – Activist Fined $10,000 for Bringing Medicine to Iraq

In 1997, Bert Sacks traveled to Iraq to deliver $40,000 worth of medicine. For this, he was fined $10,000 by the U.S government in 2002 under the Trading with the Enemy Act.  We discuss how he was fined, the merits of the sanctions on Iraq, the deficiencies of the Oil for Food Program, and nonviolence.  His website is iraqikids.org, and he also directs listeners to visit concernforiraq.org.

Host: Andy Walters
Photos: Hadjar Homaei

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