Entries in Proclamation 7750 (20)
President Obama signed into law in December the Magnitsky Act. It targets travel and economic sanctions against those responsible for the jailing and death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. But the importance of the law extends far beyond that.
Members of the U.K. parliament are trying to force the government there to publicly disclose the names of human rights abusers who have been denied entry into the country.
'Police in Kennebunk, Maine, on Monday released the names of close to two dozen people suspected of paying to have sex with a fitness instructor at her Zumba studio,' the story on CNN said.
A secret cable published last week by Wikileaks shows for the first time how decisions to exclude foreign kleptocrats from the United States are made under Presidential Proclamation 7750.
Ken Silverstein asks in Foreign Policy why the kleptocratic regime of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea has escaped U.S. sanctions.
America isn't always right. And the DOJ should answer some tough questions. But there's no doubt about America's unequaled contributions to global compliance.
In their Minority Comments from September 1977, House Republicans said they abhorred bribery abroad. But the only real way to fight it, they insisted, was through disclosure. Would today's Tea Party candidates agree?