Update: Bill Browder now released in Spain

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Mark Williams / Flickr Bill Browder on Twitter...
Mark Williams / Flickr

Bill Browder, the initiator of Magnitsky Act, was just arrested in Madrid on Russia’s Interpol chargers. He is in the back of a police car heading to a police station.

As he was arrested he send a tweet notifying the world of was taking place:

“Urgent: Just was arrested by Spanish police in Madrid on a Russian Interpol arrest warrant. Going to the police station right now.”

You can follow him on Twitter  @BillBrowder


Update from Bill :

“Good news. Spanish National Police just released me after Interpol General Secretary in Lyon advised them not to honor the new Russian Interpol Red Notice. This is the 6th time that Russia has abused Interpol in my case.”

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