• 05-10-2017 

    Canada adopts Magnitsky Act

    On 4 October, the Canadian Parliament passed its version of the Magnitsky Act, named after the Russian tax lawyer who was brutally murdered in a Moscow jail in 2009.

  • 03-10-2017 

    Vasily Aleksanyan (1971-2011)

    Today we remember Vasily Aleksanyan, who died on 3 October 2011. Russia defied the European Court of Human Rights, detaining Mr Aleksanyan in horrific conditions and denying him urgent medical care.