3 posts categorized "PUSSY RIOT"

Feb 20 2014
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Pussy-Riot

In spite of the New York Post's sophomoric coverage of a very serious issue, the revolting images of punk protest group Pussy Riot being manhandled and whipped by Cossacks at the Olympics should be something of which every participant and supporter of these Games is ashamed.

 
Aug 26 2012
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Pussy Riot
Two members of Pussy Riot have escaped from Russia in order to avoid arrest. Good for them! The article says there are another 12 members still running around in Putinland—I had no idea it was such a large collective/group. I hope all of the others escape. Some laws are made for breaking, and how can you respect the authority in a country where you can't even say equivalent of the word "gay" on TV?
 
Aug 17 2012
Women Of Conviction: Pussy Riot Found Guilty Comments (4)

Pussy Riot
Sadly, the members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot have been convicted of "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" and could get up to seven years in prison. Putin has said they "shouldn't be judged too harshly," probably rattled by international outrage over the case. They may be sentenced to the five months they've already served.

It's interesting that "religious hatred" is used to sentence them—this is similar to what religious hate groups are doing here in the U.S., turning the tables on the people they're oppressing by claiming the oppressed are the ones guilty of hatred against religion.

Disgusting, disgusting verdict.