Rights Group Urge US Congress to Support Global Magnitsky Enforcement

The initiative led by Freedom House, letters in support of congressional funding for implementation of Global Magnitsky sanctions were signed by 50 organizations and individuals, and sent to the House and Senate Appropriations Committees. Background: The Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act (PL 114-328, Subtitle F) allows the president to block US visas and freeze[…]

Trump Administration Selectively Implements Global Magnitsky Human Rights and Accountability Act

22 December 2017 – Yesterday, the United States Department of the Treasury and Department of State announced sanctions against 15 individuals and 37 entities under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights and Accountability Act. Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) welcomes the implementation of this important new tool for combating gross human rights[…]