Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot still fighting

Two of the members of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist punk rock band, are still in remote Russian prisons. One of those members, Maria Alyokhina, 24, began her hunger strike after being barred from attending her own parole hearing recently.They have been in prison since August, 2012, charged with "hooliganism". Putin says that they must be imprisoned to "protect the faithful". … [Read more...]

Pussy Riot’s Revolutionary Reading

Purchase the original drawing or buy a print of this cartoon.I hope you saw my earlier Tribute to Pussy Riot. I admire those women so much!I was pleased when I read in The New Yorker that Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the three members of the Russian feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot serving time in prison for "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred", spends her time in a small four woman cell reading. She tries to write, but her notes are confiscated. She knows she is being spied on, … [Read more...]