This weekend marked the first anniversary of the conviction of three members of Pussy Riot on charges of ‘hooliganism motivated by religious hatred’.
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In February 2012, a group of activists from the punk collective Pussy Riot staged a protest in a Moscow Cathedral, denouncing the Russian Orthodox Church’s support for President Vladimir Putin. They were arrested on charges of hooliganism and later sentenced to two years in prison. Today marks the first anniversary of that Punk Prayer performance.
The eleventh piece in our Poems for Pussy Riot series.
The tenth piece in our ‘Poems for Pussy Riot’, from poet and artist Mark Burnhope.