A Russian lawyer representing the family of whistleblower Sergei Magnitsky suffered serious head injuries after falling from the fourth floor of his apartment building near Moscow.
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The UK House of Commons Tuesday passed legislation that would expand the powers of the government and courts to freeze assets of human rights violators.
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control added five Russians to its list of those sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act for alleged human rights abuses.
The U.S. Congress has voted to give the President the power to punish human rights violators and corrupt leaders from any country by banning them from travel to the United States and freezing their U.S. assets.
A federal appeals court this month disqualified the BakerHostetler law firm and one of its partners from representing a firm linked to the tax fraud Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky exposed before he died in a Russian prison.
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control added four Russians and a Ukrainian to its list of those sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act for alleged human rights abuses.
The Canadian Senate adopted a motion calling for sanctions against those involved in the torture and death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky and the cover up of the state crimes he exposed.
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added four individuals to the list of Russians subject to travel bans and asset freezes under the Magnitsky Act. Two of the Russians named Monday hold top posts in Russia-controlled Chechnya.
Two rulings Monday from the U.K. High Court will make it harder for foreign litigants to use libel tourism -- a practice known to pose a serious threat to press freedom and free speech far beyond Britain.
U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said Tuesday the United States has filed a civil forfeiture action against the assets of nine companies that own real estate in Manhattan. The complaint targets four luxury residential units and two high-end commercial spaces.