President Obama has issued an executive order, “Blocking the Property and Suspending Entry into the United States of Certain Persons With Respect to Grave Human Rights Abuses by the Government of Iran and Syria via Information Technology” (aka “the GHRAVITY E.O.”), that gives the Secretary of the Treasury the power to impose sanctions on entities that help the governments of Iran and Syria use modern technologies to commit human rights abuses.
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U.S. hopes GHRAVITY will ground Iranian and Syrian depravity
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