Interpol blocks Russian request to arrest British Magnitsky-campaigner

Interpol has rejected Russia’s request to arrest British businessman and Magnitsky-campaigner, Bill Browder. We reported last week that Russia had “utilised its rights as an individual Interpol member to call for Mr. Browder’s arrest and extradition via a ‘diffusion’, which allows countries to, effectively, unilaterally place individuals on the Interpol database” (see previous blog here). Interpol stated that the diffusion...

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About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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