Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 51-52

22/29-Dec-2008

IRAN

NGO Challenges US Sanctions Policy Through Wind Technology Investment Plan

US anti-war campaign group Codepink plans to challenge US sanctions policy against Iran by raising capital for a major investment in Irans Saba Niroo Wind Company, which develops medium and large-size wind turbines. The non-governmental organization (NGO) plans to offer shares at $5 each and it is hoping, according to co-founder Medea Benjamin, to challenge...