RT News - August 07, 2018 (12:00 MSK)

A conservative activist in the US is banned by Twitter - after mimicking tweets targeting whites, posted by a New York Times journalist. Infowars - one of the most popular, and most controversial, alternative news sites - has been banned on several social-media platforms. The US re-imposes sanctions on Iran after quitting the nuclear deal - prompting the EU to take protective measures for European firms working with Tehran. We look back at how successful US sanctions have been in the past. Also we speak to the son of a jailed Bahraini opposition figure - who's gone on hunger strike because, he claims, his father's being denied life-saving treatment.