Today, Nadya and Masha of the Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot, were officially released in compliance with a new amnesty bill.
World renowned musicians like Adele, Coldplay, Sir Paul McCartney, Madonna and Bruce Springsteen are among the artists standing with the women of Pussy Riot.
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.
Send the women of Pussy Riot a message of solidarity by getting on our map and tune into HBO's Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer on Monday, June 10th at 9p/8c.
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.
On the 1-year anniversary of Pussy Riot's "punk prayer" performance that landed 2 members in jail, activists call on Russian authorities to respect free expression.
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.
With only a year left before the Winter Olympic Games begin in Sochi, Russia has little time to reverse its increasing crackdown on freedom of expression.
Sting, Roger Waters and a growing number of artists and activists are joining freedom-loving people who are deeply troubled that Masha Alekhina and Nadya Tolokonnikova of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot are still in prison. A Russian appeals court failed to overturn their sentence in October despite massive pressure to acquit.