Tag Archives: Office

Due to Security Act, Amnesty will Close Hong Kong Office

Amnesty International said Monday it would close its Hong Kong office because of the threats posed to staff by the national security law that China has imposed on the city. The decision ended the international human rights organization’s presence in Hong Kong for more than 40 years and came as …

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UN Says Ethiopia Has No Right To Expel Its Office

UN Secretary -General Antonio Guterres told Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed that Ethiopia had no legal basis for expelling seven UN humanitarian officials. According to Farhan Haq, deputy UN spokesman, Guterres in a Friday telephone conversation with the Ethiopian leader said the world body did not accept Ethiopia’s decision to …

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Underfunded, US Post Office to Slow its Service

The United States Postal Service (USPS) will start slowing first-class postal delivery on Friday as part of cost-saving efforts, while the US Congress is still considering a financial rescue package to help this underfunded institution. The new standard, which was finalized in August, has changed the standard postal delivery service …

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