Pussy Riot Member Describes Horrid Prison Conditions in Open Letter

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, one of the jailed members of feminist punk band Pussy Riot, has written a lengthy open letter about her experience within a Russian prison colony with appalling conditions that seem to echo the Soviet Gulag system. » 9/23/13 10:45am 9/23/13 10:45am

Jailed Pussy Riot Member Hospitalized After Hunger Strike

Maria Alekhina, member of persecuted Russian feminist punk group Pussy Riot, was hospitalized Tuesday after the seventh day of a hunger strike spurred by months of predictably vicious treatment by prison officials. » 5/28/13 10:40am 5/28/13 10:40am

Pussy Rioter Opts Out of ‘Absurd’ Parole Hearing, Starts Hunger Strike

Ready for a trip to the frightening Twilight Zone episode that is Russian punk band Pussy Riot’s continued incarceration? After being refused permission to appear at her own parole hearing and subsequently forbidding her lawyers to further represent her during the hearing, Maria Alyokhina, one of the band’s two… » 5/22/13 9:45pm 5/22/13 9:45pm

Mia Farrow's Hunger Strike Has Not Gone Viral On YouTube

Conscientious readers of the HuffPo will be aware that Mia Farrow has embarked upon a 21-day hunger strike to draw attention to Darfur. Conscientious viewers of YouTube will be more familiar with "Cop Tasers Child!!!" » 5/06/09 2:40pm 5/06/09 2:40pm