European rights court condemns Russia over Pussy Riot ruling

FILE PHOTO: Maria Alyokhina (R) and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, members of the punk protest band Pussy Riot, attend an interview with Reuters in Moscow February 19, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

PARIS (Reuters) – The European Court of Human Rights condemned Russia on Tuesday for its treatment of 2012 protests by the Pussy Riot punk band in a Moscow cathedral, saying the band members had been subjected to humiliating treatment and judged too severely. The anti-Kremlin group are known for a series of high-profile protests including […]

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