Paul McCartney has written to a Russian judge asking that members of the political activist punk rock group Pussy Riot be released from prison. McCartney asked the judge that Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova be granted parole for the impromptu concert they held in Moscow’s main cathedral. The performance was intended to draw attention to [...]Show More Summary
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Paul McCartney writes in support of Pussy Riot via Rickey.org Beatles frontman Paul McCartney has asked a Russian judge to release members of the Pussy Riot punk group from prison. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
After one of the imprisoned members of Russian punk rock band Pussy Riot began a hunger strike, former Beatle Paul McCartney wrote a letter asking for the group's release.
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In a letter to Russian authorities this week, former Beatle Paul McCartney urged them to release the remaining members of Pussy Riot from prison. McCartney’s missive came as the punk band’s Maria Alyokhina began a hunger strike after...Show More Summary
Alyokhina was arrested with two of her fellow bandmates, Tolokonnikova and Yekaterina Samutsevich for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” last August and sentenced to a two year sentence with no bail. Samutsevich has since been released on probation. Show More Summary
Sir Paul McCartney has written a letter to Russian officials in support of hunger striking Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina. Alyokhina started the strike after being denied permission to attend her own probation hearing. Via NME: My...Show More Summary
Remember Pussy Riot? Two out of three of Russia's America-beloved feminist punks are still imprisoned, separated from their young children and each other, the Independent reports, despite Sir Paul McCartney’s stabs at diplomacy. (One member, Yekaterina Samutsevich, was released on appeal in October.) Today, Maria Alyokhina, 24, was denied parole ... More »
Let's hope it'll do some good.
Alekhina's hunger strike continues.
MOSCOW — A Russian court has denied parole to a member of the Pussy Riot punk group. In its ruling Thursday, the court accepted a...
When a jailed member of the controversial Russian punk band Pussy Riot decided to go on hunger strike to protest her incarceration proceedings, Sir Paul McCartney stepped in. He penned a hand-written letter to Russian authorities, demanding they release the two remaining jailed members of the wronged band. Read more...
Beatles frontman Paul McCartney has asked a Russian judge to release members of the Pussy Riot punk group from prison. In
Paul McCartney's website is featuring a series of letters under his name requesting compassion and parole for two members of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot, Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who are serving time for hooliganism.
Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney has written letters to Russian authorities in support of two members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot, who were jailed last August on offical charges of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred, his website says.
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Paul McCartney’s long history of Animal rights activism actually made for a truly touching scene on May 6, when, at a concert in Goiania’s Serra Dourada Stadium, a swarm of Esperanca Grilo grasshoppers (at least that’s what the NME said they were) swarmed the stage. One remained on his shoulder for the entirety of the [...]Show More Summary