How can Sudanese refugees benefit from French bank’s woes? – RFI (5 minute audio)

Activists say most of the money that a French bank has been sentenced to pay in the US for sanctions busting should be spent in Sudan. In May, BNP Parisbas, the largest French bank, was fined almost 9 billion dollars after it pleaded guilty to having done business with Sudan, Iran and Cuba — three countries targeted by US sanctions. The US Justice Department says that almost 4 billion dollars are earmarked for people “harmed” by the sanctions busting…

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