Magnitsky bill targets rights’ abusers

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July 13, 2012, 12:12 a.m. | Ukraine — by Katya Gorchinskaya

Sergei Magnitsky

Katya Gorchinskaya

Katya Gorchinskaya has been the Kyiv Post's deputy chief editor since 2009 and is a contributor to The Wall Street Journal and other publications. She can be reached at

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Mykhayl July 13, 2012, 3:09 a.m.    

Слава Ісу!

QUOTE: "...In Ukraine, there is no such list per se, but the opposition in the past has helpfully provided the U.S. (as well as other countries) with their suggestions of who should be on Ukraine’s equivalent of the Magnitsky list..." QUIT QUOTE

Yet no credit of the Diaspora? No matter what you think, they are mostly US voting citizens.

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kpxoxol July 14, 2012, 6:40 p.m.    

The US marauders should start first by imposing sanctions on themselves due to the BLATANT human rights violations in the USA.

Because the US is the BIGGEST PRISON COUNTRY in the World - the US got 5% of the World population and 25% of the World prisoners - there are 2.3 MILLION prisoners in the US. China comes distant second with 1.6 MILLION and. The US police state leads the World with its incarceration rate It has 751 people in prison or jail for every 100,000 in population. The median among all nations is about 125, roughly a sixth of the American rate.

Because the US is at par with Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Afghanistan and Iran in executing prisoners.

Because the US TORTURES and RAPES prisoners.

Because US leads in children abuse in the industrialized world. Over 6 MILLION children are abused and molested every year. More than five children die every day as a result of child abuse. Approximately 80% of children that die from abuse are under the age of 4.

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