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Amnesty International: Moscow Authorities 'Stonewalling' Over Office Closure

Amnesty International said Thursday attempts to resolve the issue of the closure of its Moscow office have been "stonewalled" by city authorities. Staff of the international rights group office in the Russian capital arrived at work Wednesday morning to find the office's doors sealed and the locks changed. The Moscow mayor's office said later Wednesday the group had failed to pay rent on time. Amnesty called that claim "demonstrably false," adding in a...

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