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“A devastating impact on the state of human rights”; MEPs say corruption must be included in EU sanctions regime

By Dan Byrne for AMLi

MEPs have united in their call that corruption be included in the European Union’s new sanctions regime, barely seven months after it came into force.

The Global Human Rights Sanctions Regime (GHRSR) – commonly dubbed the EU’s Magnitsky Act – was adopted by the European Council in December of last year.

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