A Russian appeal court decision to refuse parole to Maria Alekhina, one of the Pussy Riot punk group singers jailed for singing a protest song in an Orthodox cathedral, is a further travesty of justice, Amnesty International said today.
More than 100 musicians have joined a call for the release of the two jailed members of the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot ahead of their parole appeal hearings.
Amnesty International attempted to deliver the Free Pussy Riot World Map to the Russian Embassy in Washington, D.C. today. Russian officials refused to accept it.
With only a year left before the start of the XXII Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia has little time to reverse its increasing crackdown on freedom of expression, says Amnesty International USA.
Artists from Pearl Jam, Roger Waters Sting and Flogging Molly to Demand Release of Imprisoned Members of Pussy Riot on International Human Rights Day
Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) Executive Director Suzanne Nossel will join other human rights advocates, artists and musicians tonight in Manhattan to launch an international benefit tour to free the Russian punk band Pussy Riot.
The world-renowned New York music club and Amnesty International have joined in the fight for Pussy Riot. as repression in Russia threatens free expression everywhere.
Members of the Russian punk band 'Pussy Riot' have been jailed for six more months after performing an anti-Putin protest song in a church.