The Moscow office of the international human rights organization Amnesty International is sealed, the electricity is cut off and new locks were installed, according to the TV channel "Rain" with reference to the representative of the organization Alexander Artemyev.
Artemyev said that the seal on the office door says that the object is owned by Moscow and the door can not be opened. The employees of the organization have not received any notifications. He noted that the specified phone number was not responding.
The organization's representative went on saying that the organization rents the room in the XIX century mansion at the Department of Urban property, and according to Artemyev, regularly pays the rent. Representatives of the organization failed to get through to this department as well.
The Moscow department of city property has not commented on the situation yet.
Ukrainian branch of Amnesty International does not have any information about the incident as well.
Reference. Amnesty International is an international non-governmental organization, which calls attention to the violations of human rights and compliance with international standards. Its objective is to mobilize the public to put pressure on those who violate human rights. Amnesty International was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, as well as the United Nations Prize in the field of human rights.
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