Europe Targets Human Rights Abusers With ‘Magnitsky’ Laws

LONDON – Human rights abusers will face asset freezes and travel bans under new legislation adopted by the European Union. The so-called Magnitsky laws, officially titled the EU Human Rights Global Sanctions Regime, would target those accused of crimes including genocide, torture, assassination and arbitrary detentions. The European Union officially adopts the legislation on December […]

Burma Army Accuses RCSS/SSA of Detaining Military Officers

Tatmadaw leaders said the ethnic armed organization (EAO), which it is fighting with in Kyaukme Township, detained the officers on October 6 and released them on October 22.RCSS/SSA spokesperson Lt-Col Oum Khur told SHAN he had heard nothing about it. …

Posted in Legal October 31, 2020