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The Global Magnitsky Act: How Legislatures Can Prevent Atrocity

Sanctions are often a blunt tool which end up impacting the citizenry of the targeted state, rather than the elites they purportedly aim to target. The Magnitsky act aims to target individual actors with economic penalties, in an attempt to circumvent state sovereignty. This act may serve as a model for the enforcement of human rights.