The analogue of “Magnitsky act” passed the lower house of the Parliament of Canada

The house of Commons of Canada adopted an analogue of “Magnitsky act”.

In Canada in the third reading adopted the analogue of “Magnitsky act”, reports CBC News.

The analogue of “Magnitsky act” passed the lower house of the Parliament of Canada. Ahead of the vote in the Senate. After that, the document will be signed by the Governor-General of Canada.

In the Parliament of Canada a document introduced in 2016, a Senator from the Conservative party of Canada Raynell of Andrichak. The document provides for the freezing of assets and canceling of visas to foreign officials implicated in human rights violations .

Recall that in late 2012, the U.S. passed the Magnitsky act of sanctions against Russians, sacrament, according to the American authorities, to human rights violations. The Russian authorities, in turn, has repeatedly stated about the inadmissibility of politicization of the “Magnitsky case”.

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The “Magnitsky list”, named in memory of who died in a Moscow jail the auditor of Fund Hermitage Capital Sergey Magnitsky, accused of tax fraud, was published by the U.S. Treasury in April 2013. It provides visa and economic sanctions against several Russian citizens.

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