En av kollegerna är Daniel Cohn-Bendit, f d studentrevolutionär som numera är grön, i alla fall utanpå. Det kunde man inte ha trott 1968!
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Sergei Magnitsky. His name probably means nothing to you. However, the mere mention of it is enough to send Vladimir Putin into a fit of rage. In the same way he ignored the “insignificant” work of Anna Politkovskaja, a Russian human rights advocate who was also assassinated, the Russian president hopes for nothing more than for the Magnitsky case to disappear. To say Sergei Magnitsky’s name in
The tragic story of Sergei Magnitsky has, to the chagrin of the Russian government, cast a bright light on the abuses of power regularly committed by the government and its accomplices. A tax lawyer who defended the interests of American investors based in
The truth behind Magnitsky’s ordeal, and of the actions that he condemned, has been confirmed beyond the slightest suspicion. Since his death, friends of Magnitsky have amassed irrefutable documentation that attest to the truth of the matter; an independent Russian commission that denounces mistreatment in prisons described Magnitsky’s treatment as “torture.” Those responsible for this tragedy, despite suffering no consequences for their criminal actions, continue to press fabricated charges against Magnitsky in what will be a posthumous trial.
We know well that our governments will not be happy to broach this subject with Vladimir Putin, particularly when the fate of
Certain parliaments in the world have already seized upon this subject. In the
By hitting the accomplices of these regimes in their wallets or by depriving them of their luxury villas - the only values that matter to them - our Parliaments will send a clear signal that we must hold accountable their leaders as we do ours. We would just be doing our job.