Apr. 11th, 2017

Pussy Riot

Apr. 11th, 2017 09:05 pm
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[Last year] "Donald J. Trump wrote on Twitter that people who burn the [USA] flag should be punished with 'perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!'

"Two days later, [Jim Rutenberg] went to a little cafe [in Miami Beach, USA] to meet with Nadya Tolokonnikova of the Russian punk band and activist art collective, Pussy Riot. The group’s 2012 guerrilla performance at the Cathedral of Christ the Savior in Moscow, which viciously mocked Vladimir Putin and the Russian Orthodox Church, resulted in a two-year prison sentence for Ms. Tolokonnikova and another of its members. ...

"'You are always in danger of being shut down,' she said. 'But it’s not the end of the story because we are prepared to fight.'

"Her counsel for United States journalists: You better be, too."

https://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/04/business/rutenberg-lessons-in-free-speech-from-pussy-riot.html?_r=0

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