Just because you jail the protestor doesn't mean the PROTEST is over!
Nor do we think it will be! Not while people's BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS are being stripped from them, anyway!
While three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich, have been sentenced to TWO years in prison for speaking their mind about Vladimir Putin on the altar of Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral, the two members of the group who were involved in the protest but not convicted have fled Russia to avoid the prosecution of 'hooliganism'…and are currently
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Russian punk band Pussy Riot has just been given a 2-year prison sentence after already serving six months behind bars for protesting Vladimir Putin's oppressive policies at the alter of Moscow's Christ the Savior Cathedral.
Check out the video (above) to see Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, Maria Alyokhina and Yekaterina Samutsevich perform their
hooliganism song Punk Prayer and let us know if their "crime" is worthy of the punishment they received.
We respect these women so much for standing up for freedom of expression and how they CONTINUE to dissent a government they believe to be corrupt. In her closing statements to the court on August 8, Alyokhina stated:
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