Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina begins hunger strike

A jailed member of the anti-Kremlin punk band- Pussy Riot has begun a hungry strike to protest at a court decision to refuse her permission to attend her own parole hearing.

Maria Alyokhina, 24, that forbade her from lawyers Further Representing ago during the parole hearing, becoming the most high-profile prisoner to reject taking part in a justice system Widely criticised as absurd.

A regional court in Berezniki, a small city in the Urals region of Perm where Alyokhina's prison colony is situated, the activist had denied the right to appear at her parole hearing on Wednesday. Fax She Appeared via video link, and what required to file all motions by, Requiring regular breaks in the hearing.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2013/may/22/pussy-riot-maria-alyokhina-hunger-strike