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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

OFAC adds five to Magnitsky sanctions list

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control added four Russians and a Ukrainian to its list of those sanctioned under the Magnitsky Act for alleged human rights abuses.

With the names added Monday, OFAC has now listed 39 people subject to travel bans and asset freezes under the Magnitsky Act.… Continue Reading

Has Putin perverted Interpol?

Red Notices from Interpol’s website (click to enlarge)Interpol — the International Criminal Police Organization — isn’t a police force. It’s an information clearing house that promotes international police cooperation.

The neutrality of Interpol is supposedly guaranteed by Article 3 of its constitution.… Continue Reading

OFAC adds four to Magnitsky sanctions list

The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) added four individuals to the list of  Russians subject to travel bans and asset freezes under the Magnitsky Act. Two of the Russians named Monday hold top posts in Russia-controlled Chechnya.… Continue Reading

China, Angola bloggers share TI anti-graft award

Transparency International gave its 2013 Integrity Award to Chinese journalist Luo Changping and Angolan human rights activist and journalist Rafael Marques de Morais.

The award was launched in 2000 to honor journalists, government officials, and civil society leaders who act on the belief that corruption can be challenged.… Continue Reading

Journalist honored for reporting Russian graft

Russian journalist Roman Anin (photo courtesy of the International Center for Journalists)A Russian journalist who reported on the tax fraud uncovered by murdered lawyer Sergei Magnitsky has been awarded the 2013 Knight International Journalism Award.… Continue Reading