Posts Tagged ‘domic raab’

September 2012

Magnitsky: Russia To Quiz UK On Prison Death List

Sky News

Britain reportedly bans 60 Russians linked to the prison death of an anti-corruption lawyer – and Moscow demands an explanation.

Russia’s ambassador to Britain is expected to demand an explanation from the Foreign Office about reports that the UK has blacklisted Russian officials for their alleged role in the death of anti-corruption lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.

Home Secretary Theresa May has sent a list of 60 Russians, including judges and intelligence officers, to the British embassy in Moscow banning them from entering the UK, according to The Sunday Times.

The Foreign Office has issued a statement saying it does not allow individuals into the UK where there is evidence of human rights abuses.

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