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Britain to introduce a Magnitsky law after Brexit: Foreign minister

Britain will introduce laws after it leaves the European Union to freeze assets of those deemed responsible for human rights abuses, foreign minister Dominic Raab said on Sunday.

Britain to introduce a Magnitsky law after Brexit: Foreign minister
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  • September 30, 2019
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The United States passed a law known as the Magnitsky Act in 2012 under which it has imposed visa bans and asset freezes on Russian officials linked to the death of Sergei Magnitsky, a Russian lawyer arrested in 2008 after alleging that Russian officials were involved in large-scale tax fraud.

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