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Pussy Riot Member Ends Hunger Strike

Maria Alekhina ended her hunger strike this past Saturday, June 1st. Alekhina didn’t eat for 11 days during her hunger strike, which was provoked by her being denied to attend her parole hearing in person and the prison securities alleged attempt to turn other inmates against her. The security is said to have complied with Alekhina’s demands and she will continue to serve out the rest of her two year sentence. Her and fellow bandmate Tolokonnikova are set to be released in March of 2014.   Please follow and like…

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Jailed Pussy Riot Member Hospitalized On 7th Day Of Hunger Strike

For Maria Alekhina of the female punk band Pussy Riot, hunger is no game. She was hospitalized on the 7th day of her hunger strike which she describes as a persecution campaign against her. Alekhina and her bandmates were arrested last year for “hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” for an impromptu punk protest against Vladimir Putin in Moscow’s main cathedral. The members were given two year sentences. Alekhina was set to attend her parole hearing last week in hopes of an early release, like bandmate Samutsevich who was released on…

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