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.
A member of the punk feminist group Pussy Riot, Maria Alekhina, has declared a hunger strike after a Russian judge refused to allow her to personally attend a court hearing about her possible parole
Jailed Pussy Riot member Maria Alekhina has gone on hunger strike after a judge refused to let her attend her own parole hearing in person. Via Consequence of Sound: Alekhina refused to take part in the hearing via video-link, saying it violated her rights. Show More Summary
Jailed Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina has begun a hunger strike, protesting a court decision banning her from attending her own parole hearing. Alyokhina and two of her fellow Pussy Riot members were sentenced to two years in prison for "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" after performing an anti-Putin song in a Moscow cathedral. Show More Summary
By Catherine Koppel Berezniki, Russia (Reuters) - A member of the Pussy Riot band who was jailed over a protest against President Vladimir Putin in a Russian cathedral said on Wednesday she was starting a hunger strike after she was barred from a parole hearing. Maria Alyokhina also told her lawyers to quit the proceedings....
Maria Alyokhina, a member of Moscow punk band Pussy Riot, has declared a hunger strike after a judge prohibited her attendance at a court hearing where she was seeking release on parole.
A jailed member of the anti-Kremlin punk band- Pussy Riot has begun a hungry strike to protest at a court decision to refuse her permission to attend her own parole hearing.Maria Alyokhina, 24, that forbade her from lawyers Further Representing...Show More Summary
One of the still-jailed members of Pussy Riot has declared a hunger strike, RIA Novosti reports, after a Russian court denied Maria Alyokhina access to her own parole appeal. She had been participating via video, but when denied transportation to the courthouse, she refused to keep participating and prohibited her...
Maria Alekhina prohibited from attending her parole hearing.
Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina has declared a hunger strike after a regional court denied her access to her parole appeal hearing.
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Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova was denied early release from prison last Friday, with a Russian judge saying that Tolokonnikova had "not always followed the rules of behavior" in custody, according to the AP.
ZUBOVA POLYANA, Russia — A Russian court on Friday rejected a plea for early release from prison by a member of the feminist punk band...
No surprise here. Full story at the BBC: A court in north-eastern Russia has denied parole to one of the jailed members of the punk band, Pussy Riot. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, who is serving a two-year sentence, had been eligible for early release from a penal colony. Show More Summary
Madonna is NOT going to be happy about this! Russia's republic of Mordovia has REJECTED a parole application by imprisoned Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova. The 23-year-old peaceful protestor— who is only one of two still jailed of the 11 woman punk-rock collective— has been ordered to complete her two year sentence for charges of "hooliganism [...]
A Russian court has denied Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova's plea for early release.
(ZUBOVA POLYANA, Russia) — A Russian court on Friday rejected a plea for early release from prison by a member of the feminist punk band Pussy Riot, whose provocative songs and prosecution have made them a symbol of the country’s opposition movement. Show More Summary
Jailed political activist Nadezha Tolokonnikova, who has been sentenced two years at a labor camp for hooliganism charges after her arrest in March last year, has entered a plea for an early release after multiple instances of health complications caused by hours upon hours of forced labor. Show More Summary
A Russian court on Friday rejected Pussy Riot member Nadezhda Tolokonnikova’s application for parole, a RAPSI legal news agency correspondent reported from the courtroom.