Entries in Proclamation 7750 (24)
The United States imposed a travel ban on ten Hungarian officials and businessmen, the Hungarian media reported Friday morning. By early afternoon chargé d'affaires of the U.S. embassy in Budapest, M. André Goodfriend, called a press conference and confirmed that the United States revoked the visas of "less then ten” persons.
If Western governments sounded frustrated with Kenya's leaders after last week's attack at the Westgate mall, they had good reason.
President Obama signed into law in December the Magnitsky Act. It targets travel and economic sanctions against those responsible for the jailing and death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky. But the importance of the law extends far beyond that.
Members of the U.K. parliament are trying to force the government there to publicly disclose the names of human rights abusers who have been denied entry into the country.
'Police in Kennebunk, Maine, on Monday released the names of close to two dozen people suspected of paying to have sex with a fitness instructor at her Zumba studio,' the story on CNN said.
A secret cable published last week by Wikileaks shows for the first time how decisions to exclude foreign kleptocrats from the United States are made under Presidential Proclamation 7750.
Ken Silverstein asks in Foreign Policy why the kleptocratic regime of oil-rich Equatorial Guinea has escaped U.S. sanctions.