Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong. Photo: EPA-EFE
Amy Maguire
Opinion

Opinion

Amy Maguire

As Australia aims ‘Magnitsky’ sanctions at Iran and Russia targets, will Chinese officials be next?

  • Magnitsky sanctions, with the goal of having a deterrent effect, target individuals, entities accused of perpetrating human rights abuses
  • Australia has been reluctant to impose sanctions against Chinese officials responsible for human rights abuses in Xinjiang

Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong. Photo: EPA-EFE
Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong. Photo: EPA-EFE
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