EU human rights sanctions: Towards a European Magnitsky Act

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The EU adopts restrictive measures – mostly in the form of travel bans and asset freezes – against individuals and organisations responsible for some of the worst human rights violations. Until now, the EU has mostly adopted sanctions targeted at individual countries. However, the EU is now shifting to a more thematic approach, under which sanctions focus on a particular type of problem rather than a country.
https://www.europarl.europa.eu/thinktank/en/document.html?reference=EPRS_BRI(2020)659402
https://youtu.be/nuyFLBjZ4nY
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