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It’s Time to Enact Japan’s Magnitsky Act
February 27, 2021

It’s Time to Enact Japan’s Magnitsky Act

By Daisuke Akimoto
Such legislation would boost Japan's credentials as a defender of human rights and practitioner of values-based diplomacy.

Japanese ‘Magnitsky Law’ Would Send a Strong Message to Cambodia’s Hun Sen
February 24, 2021

Japanese ‘Magnitsky Law’ Would Send a Strong Message to Cambodia’s Hun Sen

By Sam Rainsy
A Japanese Magnitsky law would allow Tokyo to develop a distinctive Asian voice on human rights and democracy.
US Designates Raimbek Matraimov Under Global Magnitsky Act for Corruption
December 10, 2020

US Designates Raimbek Matraimov Under Global Magnitsky Act for Corruption

By Catherine Putz
Matraimov is alleged to have laundered $700 million out of Kyrgyzstan. Bishkek has let him off easy, but Washington has finally taken action.

Australian Parliamentary Committee Recommends Global Magnitsky Type Legislation
December 07, 2020

Australian Parliamentary Committee Recommends Global Magnitsky Type Legislation

By Abhijnan Rej
The legislation, expected to be introduced in the parliament next year, will be a significant addition to Canberra’s legal toolkit as it pushes Beijing back.

Muhiddin Kabiri Speaks Online, Tajikistan’s Internet Shuts Down
September 18, 2020

Muhiddin Kabiri Speaks Online, Tajikistan’s Internet Shuts Down

By Catherine Putz
A coincidence? When IRPT leader Kabiri spoke this week in an online event his message was cut off from Tajikistan by “technical glitches.” 

US Enacts Magnitsky Sanctions on Chinese Officials for Xinjiang Abuses
July 10, 2020

US Enacts Magnitsky Sanctions on Chinese Officials for Xinjiang Abuses

By Shannon Tiezzi
After years of pressure from Congress and human rights activists, Washington has enacted sanctions on Chinese officials involved in the crackdown on Uyghurs.

Pelosi: US Risks Losing Moral Authority With Silence on Xinjiang
July 17, 2019

Pelosi: US Risks Losing Moral Authority With Silence on Xinjiang

By Catherine Putz
Speaking at the U.S. Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, Pelosi said Chen Quanguo should be subject to Global Magnitsky sanctions.
Is the Beijing Exception Finally Crumbling?
September 27, 2018

Is the Beijing Exception Finally Crumbling?

By Arch Puddington
China’s oppression of Muslims is cracking its de facto immunity from international criticism on human rights issues.

US Congress Members Want Sanctions on China Over Xinjiang Crackdown
August 30, 2018

US Congress Members Want Sanctions on China Over Xinjiang Crackdown

By Shannon Tiezzi
A bipartisan letter calls for Global Magnitsky Act sanctions in response to “the ongoing human rights crisis” in Xinjiang.

Tajikistan’s Magnitsky: The Case for a Global Magnitsky Act
December 02, 2016

Tajikistan’s Magnitsky: The Case for a Global Magnitsky Act

By Marius Fossum
The plight of Buzurgmehr Yorov illustrates the need for Magnitsky-inspired sanctions.

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