A majority of Canadians support seizing the Canadian assets of foreign officials who are violating human rights, and using these assets to help victims, according to a new public opinion poll.
This event report summarizes our August 2020 conversation with champions of innovative solutions to combat grand corruption and assist those who have been forcibly displaced as a result.
In their thoughtful Policy Magazine essay titled The Case for a New and Improved MagnitskyLaw, Irwin Cotler and Brandon Silver suggest ways to strengthen the Justice for Corrupt Foreign Officials Act. Some of the steps that Cotler and Silver propose are welcome, including a Canada-led effort to achieve greater international coordination of Magnitsky sanctions. We believe, however, that one of […]