Amnesty International USA: Guarantee Safety of Pussy Riot and Release Them Immediately : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

Amnesty International USA: Guarantee Safety of Pussy Riot and Release Them Immediately

October 15, 2012

Amnesty International USA: Guarantee Safety of Pussy Riot and Release Them Immediately
PUSSY RIOT IN COURT

MOSCOW (RPRN) 10/15/12 — TO Yuri Yakovlevich Chaika - Prosecutor General, Sergey I. Kislyak - Ambassador

While I welcome the news that Ekaterina Samutsevich has been released, I am concerned that it is only a conditional release with a two year probation period. I am also deeply disappointed that Maria Alekhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova's sentences were upheld, as none of the women should have been prosecuted in the first place. Maria and Nadezhda are prisoners of conscience, and I call on you to ensure that all of the women are immediately and unconditionally released.

While it is true that many Russians were offended by Pussy Riot's actions, the women never incited violence and they do not deserve prison terms. Their cathedral performance was a peaceful protest against President Vladimir Putin and those leaders of the Orthodox Church who have supported his repressive tactics.

Now, the two women face imminent transfer

Amnesty International USA: Guarantee Safety of Pussy Riot and Release Them Immediately
FREE PUSSY RIOT
to a penal colony. I am particularly concerned about the harsh conditions these women will face, and I urge you to ensure their safety and to protect them from torture and any other forms of ill-treatment.

Their transfer to a remote penal colony, potentially thousands of miles away, will also compromise Maria and Nadezhda's access to their families and to their legal teams. While the women continue to be imprisoned, it is critical that they serve their terms as close to Moscow as possible to ensure that they continue to have proper legal representation and regular contact with their families.

Media Contact Name: Amnesty International USA
Media Web Address: http://takeaction.amnestyusa.org/c.6oJCLQPAJiJUG/b.8302257/k.9A29/Free_Pussy_Riot/siteapps/advocacy/ActionItem.aspx
Body image credits: http://takeaction.amnestyusa.org/c.6oJCLQPAJiJUG/b.8302257/k.9A29/Free_Pussy_Riot/siteapps/advocacy/ActionItem.aspx
About the author:

RushPR News is a social media newswire service created to help you with content creation and distribution to news outlets and social media networks. RushPRnews can also assist you with your web strategies with experts advices and strategies at an affordable cost. Write us at news@rushprnews.com

Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: Politics, PRESS RELEASE, World News

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Zatun Game Studio Releases a List of Tools That Aid in iPhone Development

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India 04/18/14 · Zatun Game Studio, a leading cross-platform video game...

Miami Boom Signals First Rating Increase Since 2004: Muni Credit

Miami, Florida 04/18/14 · Record demand from international investors is boosting prices...

Canadian actor/producer Corey Large presents the drug drama ‘Kid Cannabis’ out April 18

Los Angeles/Vancouver 04/14/14 ·  For Canadian actor/producer Corey Large, the drug drama...

Newborn Foundation Presents at 13th Design of Medical Devices Conference on Innovation for Developing Nations

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 04/10/14 · - Newborn Foundation co-founder and chairman Annamarie Saarinen...

Uk firms can succeed at exporting, says Ultraseal International

Ann Arbor, MI 04/09/14 · Understanding markets overseas is the key to exporting...

First App Created for General Public by Academy's Sci-Tech Council

Beverly Hills, Calif. 04/07/14 · ACADEMY COLOR PREDICTOR LAUNCHES ON iTUNES –The Academy Color...

Grand Estates Auctions sells highest priced home in five years in Pasco County, Florida.

Charlotte, North Carolina 04/04/14 · Sale achieved at auction sets a new benchmark...

Students Create Online Planetary Improvement Network

BOURNEMOUTH, UK 04/04/14 ·  Students from Oxford and Harvard, in cooperation with...

Sharing Meals Online May Reduce Loneliness and Improve the Dining Experience

BOURNEMOUTH, UK 04/04/14 ·  An online eating trend that began in Korea...

Consiglio’s Kitchenware & Gift Offer 4-Year Warranty on Latest Saeco Espresso Machines

Toronto, ON 04/01/14 · Leading provider of brand name kitchenware, Consiglio’s Kitchenware...

5 Tips for Finding A Reputable Luxury Property Auction House

Charlotte, North Carolina 03/28/14 · - Advice for Homeowners Seeking to Auction Their...

UN Commission Call for Increased Efforts to Promote Gender Equality in ‘Post-2015 Agenda’ Welcomed

Toronto, ON 03/28/14 · Children’s organization, Plan International welcomes the strong call...

Spring forward: time to refresh how we approach Google

San Francisco/London/Montreal 03/28/14 · There have been tremendous changes the past year...

Reduce Your Business Waste

London, UK 03/24/14 · With the issue of climate change not likely...