European Parliament Urges EU To Adopt Legislation Like Magnitsky Act

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Russia is named the primary source of disinformation in Europe according to the European Parliament website. According to the resolution and North Korea are also sources of disinformation. The resolution contains a recommendation to EU countries to impose sanctions for disinformation campaigns. the european parliament has overwhelmingly passed a resolution urging eu member states to adopt a sanctions framework similar to the magnitsky act in order to punish human rights offenders. The resolution suggests that an EU human rights sanctions regime to target individuals implicated in human rights abuses anywhere in the world should explicitly and symbolically carry Sergei Magnitskys name. The Global Magnitsky Act authorizes the U. government to sanction those who it sees as human rights offenders and ban them from entering the United States. EU members Estonia and Britain have introduced their own legislative framework to impose sanctions upon grave human rights abusers

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