Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Another Pussy Riot Member Denied Parole
24.05.2013 11:54
Another Pussy Riot Member Denied Parole
http://fedpress.ru/news/society/news_society/1361876343-mariya-alekhina-poprosila-ostavit-ee-v-shizo

On Thursday, May 23, jailed Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina was denied parole, as well as her friend Nadezhda Tolokonnikova last month. That means that she and Alyokhina are due to be released in early March next year, having been in custody since their arrest in March 2012.

      On Wednesday Alyokhina took part in a parole hearing via video link from her prison in Russia's Perm Region. At the end of the hearing she announced that she would start a hunger strike and boycott further proceedings in protest against not being allowed to attend the hearing. Her lawyers didn't take part in a next hearing on Thursday and officials appointed a state lawyer to represent her. As expected, the final result went against Maria.

      In August 2012, a Moscow court sentenced Alyokhina and two other Pussy Riot members – Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Yekaterina Samutsevich – to two years in prison for hooliganism motivated by religious hatred after the feminist group performed a brief "punk-prayer" in the Christ the Savior Cathedral in central Moscow in February 2012. Samutsevich was released on probation last October.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Pussy Riot Russian law Maria Alyokhina   

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:








Comment on our site


RSS   twitter      submit



TAGS:
VTB  Russian Cinema  The Ivanovo Oblast  Archeological Pavillions  St. Petersburg  Russian scientists  Russian science  Historical Exhibitions  Sheremetyevo Airport  Moscow  Anna Ostroumova-Lebedeva  Suzdal Animation Festival   Russian tourism  Russian Nature  America  Nobel Prize  Pskov  Russian business  Rock Music  Smolensk  Tair Salakhov  Russian courts  Sokolniki Park  Monuments to People  Russian Folk Music  Eurovision  Sberbank  Persian Leopards   Yuri Gagarin  Russian academy of sciences  Quasicrystals  Bat for Lashes  Korablino  Pussy Riot  Northern Ural  Juris Jurjans  International space station  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  The Moscow Region  Exhibitions in Moscow  xenophobia in Russia  iPhone 5s  Russian Poetry  Sochi Park  Russian winter  Russian emergency service  Festival of Modern Jewish Culture  Bryansk Oblast   Yandex  Russian economy 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites