NPR

State Department Reportedly Revokes Visa Of Magnitsky Act Campaigner

Bill Browder lobbied Congress for passage of the 2012 law that targets Russian officials close to Vladimir Putin who are thought to be responsible for the prison death of lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

The State Department has reportedly revoked a visa for British citizen Bill Browder, a hedge fund manager turned human rights activist responsible for the Magnitsky Act. The 2012 U.S. law is aimed at punishing Russian officials believed , who was allegedly beaten and

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da NPR

NPR5 min letti
Portraying Celia: The Role Of A Lifetime (Or Two)
How do you inhabit the world's most well-known Latin singer? For singers and actresses Aymée Nuviola and Jeimy Osorio, playing Celia Cruz meant staying in touch with pain, joy and destiny.
NPR2 min letti
For A Black Woman In The Military, Harassment Was Its Own Battle
At StoryCorps, retired Col. Denise Baken says the challenges she faced as both a woman and an African American in the Army weighed her down over time, mentally and physically.
NPR3 min letti
'A Cosmology Of Monsters' Blends Freaky Frights And Family Feels
Shaun Hamill's new novel uses the lens of horror to examine the ways we interact and fail to interact with each other, and the way a family can be held together by the very things that tear it apart.