The European Commission and the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy on 19 October 2002 have put forward a Joint Proposal for a Council Regulation concerning implementation of restrictive measures (sanctions) against serious human rights violations and abuses worldwide. It will be an addition to the existing European sanction measures.
The name ‘Magnitsky‘ is not mentioned in the press release.
- Press release European Commission, 19 October 2020.
- Priorities for the EU human rights and democracy policy for 2020-2024: Joint Action Plan on Human Rights and Democracy 2020-2024
- Information on the current sanctions: Council of the European Union and EU sanctions policy, European Commission and EU sanctions, European External Action Service and EU sanctions, Overview of the EU’s sanctions currently in place: EU Sanctions map.
Additions 13 + 30 December 2020
- EU adopts a global human rights sanctions regime, European Council 7 December 2020.
- EU Human Rights Sanctions: Towards A European Magnitsky Act, European Parliament Think Tank 10 December 2020.
- EU to prepare Magnitsky-style human rights sanctions regime, Politico 9 December 2020.
- EU adopts ‘Magnitsky Act’ against human rights abusers,
- EUObserver 8 December 2020.
- Europese Unie neemt eigen Magnitsky-wet aan: mensenrechtenschenders nu wereldwijd te straffen, Villamedia 8 December 2020.
- Europese ministers steunen Magnitsky-wet: sancties tegen individuen wordt eenvoudiger, NRC 7 December 2020.
- NRC is providing a platform for Mr. Browder, he wrote Nederland moet nu ernst maken met Magnitsky-wet, NRC 7 December 2020.