Thousands in Moscow Protest New “anti-Magnitsky” Law that Bans Americans from Adopting Russian Children

On Sunday, January 13th, thousands in Moscow protested Russia’s passing of the “anti-Magnitsky” law, which bans Americans from adopting Russian orphans. This social protest, referred to as the “March Against Jerks,” included both hardened political activists, as well as first-time protesters. Many feel that it crosses a moral line to target children to make a political point.

Read more about the protest:

AP: ”Thousands March to Protest Adoption Ban” 

The Moscow Times: “Putin’s Colossal Anti-Magnitsky Blunder”

The Guardian: “Moscow’s Adoption March Spells the Emergence of Social Protest”

RFE/RFL: “Thousands March In Moscow Against Adoption Ban”

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