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The Open Dialogue Foundation Signs Letter Urging U.S. Congress to Reauthorise Global Magnitsky Act

23 March 2022

The Open Dialogue Foundation and 57 other NGOs urge the U.S. Congress to address Russian crimes in Ukraine by supporting a robust reauthorisation of the Global Magnitsky Act of 2016. On 23 March 2022, a number of nongovernmental organisations wrote to leaders in the United States Congress urging a reauthorisation of the Global Magnitsky Human […]

ODF amongst the organisations who call on the EU to sanction human rights abusers in Turkey

22 December 2020

On 15 December 2020, The Open Dialogue Foundation signed a joint statement together with 10 other NGOs demanding relevant bodies of the EU to examine the current situation in Turkey in the context of the Global Human Rights Sanction regime and to impose sanctions on those who violate human rights in the country. The Arrested Lawyers Initiative, a volunteer organisation defending prosecuted lawyers and human rights defenders, initiated the joint statement.

ODF’s recommendations on the adoption of Magnitsky-style sanctions in Australian legislation

21 April 2020

ODF is a long-standing promoter and advocate of the Global Magnitsky Act. Hence, as a response to the inquiry into whether Australia should examine the use of targeted sanctions to address human rights abuses, ODF submitted its recommendations with the aim of encouraging the adoption of Magnitsky-style sanctions in the national legislation. Our submission, authored by ODF’s team, is available on the Parliament’s website, after becoming an official document of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade – Human Rights sub-committee.

The Open Dialogue Foundation supports the adoption of Australian legislation comparable to the Global Magnitsky Act

3 February 2020

Despite the fact that we do not deal directly with issues related to religious freedom, we consider it to be one of the fundamental human rights. That is why we supported activists from non-governmental organisations, associated in the American group called International Religious Freedom (IRF) Roundtable, which sent a letter to the Australian Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade on the adoption of legislation comparable to the Global Magnitsky Act.

Open letter from non-governmental organizations in support of a targeted, global EU human rights sanctions regime

6 December 2018

The Open Dialogue Foundation is among the organisations who joined the appeal to support the adoption of a Global Magnitsky Act at the EU level.

The European Magnitsky Act as a way to counter impunity for human rights violations in the world

5 December 2018

Representatives of the governments of all 28 EU countries gathered in the Hague in order to discuss the Netherlands’ proposal to adopt, within the EU, of a joint legal mechanism that would allow the imposition of personal sanctions on persons involved in gross violations of human rights.

Putin’s Dirty Game in the U.S. Congress

18 May 2016

The Kremlin wants to get rid of the Magnitsky Act, which fingers some of its state-approved gangsters, and it’s using desperately needy children as pawns.

Involvement of the Russian officials included in the ‘Magnitsky list’ in other politically motivated criminal proceedings in Russia

9 May 2016

On 27 April, 2016, a discussion on the case of Sergei Magnitsky, Russian anti-corruption whistle-blower and lawyer who died in custody in Moscow, in 2009, after having exposed a tax fraud of $230 million, took place at the European Parliament in Brussels.

The Open Dialogue Foundation supports the Global Magnitsky Act

17 March 2015

17 March 2015 – The Open Dialogue Foundation expresses its full support for the “Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act” (S.284/H.R.624).

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