An inquiry into whether Australia should adopt ‘Magnitsky-style’ laws will hear from the Export Council of Australia and the Australian Industry Group at a teleconference round table tomorrow.
@acarmichaelmp "Saudi Arabia should have been ruled out as an arms trading partner long ago. If they are serious about defending human rights - as Raab stated is the purpose of the new Magnitsky style sanctions - then there should be no question on this."
Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said new Magnitsky-style measures being introduced in the UK will hold the "very worst" human rights abusers to account. But what is the new legislation and who is Sergei Magnitsky?