On May 30th, Bill Browder was detained by Spanish authorities while in Madrid, due to an Interpol arrest warrant issued by Russia. I rose in the House of Commons the following day to ask the Minister of Public Safety, the Hon. Ralph Goodale for his assurance that such usage of Interpol warrants will not unlawfully detain individuals who come to Canada.
I am pictured below listening to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale speak with Bill Browder, and the family of Sergei Magnitsky. This visit was in November of 2017. Mr. Browder’s has been fundamental in getting Magnitsky legislation adopted worldwide.