Human Rights Groups Submit Cases to List Persons for Global Magnitsky Act

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Friday, September 15, 2017
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
33
Issue: 
9
Abstract: 

On September 12, 2017, a coalition of international human rights groups submitted a letter to the U.S. Secretaries of State and Treasury, proposing the designation of fifteen persons under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act), which authorizes the President to impose financial sanctions and visa restrictions on foreign persons in response to certain human rights violations and acts of significant corruption.