“WASHINGTON — A U.S. congressional committee has approved legislation targeting human rights abusers worldwide with sanctions modeled after the Magnitsky Act, a U.S. law punishing Russians deemed by Washington to be rights violators with visa bans and asset freezes.”
In November of 2015, ALJA took a stance in raising awareness in support of the Global Magnitsky Act, by writing letters to Congress!
Since then, many have received responses and the Global Magnitsky Act, is being attended too! About two weeks ago, the bill made it out of the House Foreign Affairs, Committee and is moving up for a full vote in the US Congress!
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