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Russia Convictions

Friday, August 17, 2012

Following the conviction of the members of Pussy Riot in Russia, Mark has issued the following statement:

Whenever a political regime or religious establishment refuses to tolerate criticism it advertises itself as repressive, backward and insecure.  This verdict will diminish Russia in the eyes of the world.  I condemn the prison sentences given to these young people and support the right to protest for everyone. MK