m3n4.net
m3n4.net December 16, 2018


Russia critic Browder briefly detained in Spain

01 June 2018, 03:46 | Tara Lloyd

Spanish police arrest Bill Browder at Russian arrest warrant Bill Browder

Spanish police arrest Bill Browder at Russian arrest warrant

The Russian Prosecutor General's office has many times requested Interpol to arrest Browder. "Going to the police station right now", Browder said on Twitter, adding that the police would not tell him which station he was being taken to.

"In the back of the Spanish police auto going to the station on the Russian arrest warrant", Browder wrote on Twitter Wednesday. "They won't tell me which station", Browder tweeted.

But there were multiple accounts about how the confusion arose, and why Mr Browder was detained. "Mr Browder is not wanted via Interpol channels".

A spokeswoman for Spain's National Police told The Spain Report, however, that the arrest warrant was no longer in force and that Mr. Browder had not been arrested as such but asked to accompany officers to a police station in Madrid to check his details.

The U.S. Magnitsky Act sanctioned Russian officials who were connected with his death.

Six Senate Democrats Helped Republicans Confirm Torturer Gina Haspel
Haspel faces opposition from a majority of Democrats and human rights groups for her role in the George W. For the majority of her career, Haspel worked as an undercover officer, at home and overseas .

It should be noted that earlier the Interpol repeatedly refused Russian Federation arrest Browder.

Spanish police said he was released shortly after because the warrant had expired, the BBC reported.

Browder, who is head of the global Magnitsky justice campaign, tweeted that he had been released "after Interpol General Secretary in Lyon advised them not to honour the new Russian Interpol Red Notice".

Interpol had previously refused to enforce a similar 2013 sentence for Browder, deeming it "predominantly political in nature".

However, in an email, Interpol said it has never issued a Red Notice for Browder.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Criticized for Ignoring Hamas Role in Gaza Violence
Another Hamas official did not confirm the number, but said those participating were demonstrating peacefully. "Reported use of excessive force and live ammunition is inexcusable", he said .

He's on the country's blacklist for exposing a $230 million Kremlin tax fraud scam involving Hermitage Capital Management, the company he started in Moscow in the 1990s.

Born in Chicago but based in the U.K., Browder was at one point the largest portfolio investor in Russia, but his criticism of Putin saw him fall foul of Russian authorities.

Browder led one of the biggest investment funds in Russian Federation for 10 years before he left the country and was barred re-entry in 2006 on the grounds that he posed a threat to national security.

Browder said he was going to talk to Grinda "about the huge amount of money from the Magnitsky case that flowed to Spain".

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has welcomed the release of United Kingdom -based financier William Browder after a brief detention by police in Spain.

Danica Patrick ends racing career with crash at Indy 500
I'm grateful for all of it. "It still was a lot of great memories this month, a lot of great moments this year". Then her microphone malfunctioned, forcing her to move to the next one on the dais.

"Now that I'm released my mission carries on".



Other News

Trending Now

Here's where Prince George and Princess Charlotte went during the royal wedding
And even though the big day is all about the bride and groom, these tiny guests are making a fashion statement of their own. According to the Palace , the pageboys donned a miniature version of the Blues and Royals frockcoat.

Britain's May faces calls to relax Northern Ireland abortion rules
VOTERS in Limerick have been thanked for their support as the referendum on removing the eighth amendment looks set to pass. The constitutional amendment completely banning abortion, even risking the life of the mother, was their last bastion.

American Idol Season 16 Just Announced Its Big Winner
In overly dramatic American Idol fashion, Ryan Seacrest announced Maddie Poppe as the victor of this year's singing competition. Afterward, Katy Perry told People , " You can't write this stuff " and "this is just divine intervention, honey".

Iran condemns USA announcement on sanctions
USA secretary of state Mike Pompeo in Washington on Monday. "These will be the strongest sanctions in history when complete. She said Pompeo had failed to show how dropping the 2015 nuclear deal would make the Middle East safer.

Concrete and coral: Beijing's South China Sea building boom fuels concerns
Large military transport aircraft have also been spotted on Subi and other Chinese islands in the contested sea in recent months. Exercise Rim of the Pacific is held every two years near Hawaii and Southern California.

Solo: A Star Wars Story - four more posters land
There are some interesting roles for women , who have characters with fascinating histories and motivations of their own. Woody Harrelson also completely owns his screen time in the new role of Solo's outlaw mentor Tobias Beckett.

Cavs hold off Celtics in Game 7
And, after all, the Horford-driven Celtics did come very close to knocking off LeBron and making the damn NBA Finals . Boston was denied its first Finals trip since 2010, when it lost to the rival Los Angeles Lakers in seven games.

'Deadliest Catch' captain Blake Painter found dead at 38
He was captain of the F/V Maverick and was featured on multiple episodes before he voluntarily quit following season 3 in 2007. When officers arrived at his OR home, they allegedly discovered Painter had been dead for several days.

Champions League talking points: cynical Ramos knew what he was doing
I know I let them down today. "Thank you to our unbelievable fans who came to Kiev and held my back, even after the game. The Liverpool player wrote: "It was a very tough night, but I'm a fighter".

Ellicott City Floods: Army National Guardsman, Eddison Hermond, Missing Amid Maryland Floods
Ellicott City saw historic flooding again Sunday afternoon, just two years after it was hit by devastating floods in July 2016. A vehicle that was swept into the riverbank rests in deep mud and sediment after flash flooding in Ellicott City, Maryland.