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Pussy Riot lawyers going to take case to Strasbourg Court

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Aug. 17, 2012, 8:04 p.m. | Russia and former Soviet Union — by Interfax-Ukraine


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Moscow - The defense team of Pussy Riot is ready to take their case to the European Court of Human Rights to appeal against the verdict by the Khamovnichesky Court on Friday, said Nikolai Polozov, lawyer for band member Marina Alyokhina.

"We can go to the ECHR with a complaint against the unlawful verdict," Polozov told reporters after the trial ended on Friday.

"Besides, we have the right to appeal to the Supreme and Constitutional courts because a number of provisions in the Criminal Proceedings Code are obsolete, unconstitutional and cannot be applied in legal proceedings," Polozov said.

The young women from Pussy Riot are ready to fight to restore their good name until the end, the lawyer said. "We will fight, we will represent their interests, and I am certain that eventually we will secure their full rehabilitation," the lawyer said.

What is happening at the Khamovnichesky court "is not a criminal procedure but a shameful trial by ordeal," he said.

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Byron Hill Aug. 18, 2012, 9:35 a.m.    

"Off with their heads" ~ Czar Putin
"Inquisitio Haereticae Pravitatis" ~ Patriarch Kirill
"Forgive them, for they know not what they do" ~ Jesus

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Jenn Smith Aug. 18, 2012, 4:03 p.m.    

Pussy Riot destroys genocide memorial, an act which is against human rights. Then they go to the ECHR? its like defacing Auschwitz, then complaining they are the humanists.

HOLODOMOR genocide videos found here:

Holodomor GULAG 2v
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSwtmFr8th0

Holodomor GULAG 3v youtube historical video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G04gEjB-bZs

Holodomor Gulag video covering genocide.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqfV0XCySZU

Pussy Riot went far over the line when they attacked the victims of Marxist USSR genocide, the Russian Christians and the Ukraine Holodomor cross. Big mistake. Now after committing human rights abuses, Pussy Riot wants to act the "victim". Somebody misadvised them.

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Honey Manko Aug. 19, 2012, 1:32 p.m.    

Jenn Smith, somebody misadvised YOU, by the looks of it. Pussy Riot have caused no damage to anything, you must be thinking about Femen, Ukrainian activists that have nothing to do with the three women in jail. Please for godssake do your research.

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Jenn Smith Aug. 21, 2012, 1:30 p.m.    

How's this for being "misadvised", they desecrated the Moscow church which stands as a memorial to the genocide of 62 million Russian Chrisitans?

Desecrating a building, the Moscow church, which stands as a memorial to the genocide of 62 million Russian Christians during Communism, Marxism, is tantamount to desecrating any building representing the survivors of genocide.

Committing violence against that Moscow church was the same as if they had committed violence at Auschwtiz or Dachau buildings as some people have been saying.

They, Pussy Rot, committed the Human Rights violation. They should be serving 10 years in prison for their inhumanity.

They attacked Christians in Russia, a people who have suffered the worst genocide in human history. There is no genocide that compares to Lenin's Marxist USSR murder of 60 million Russian and Ukrainian Christians.

Some education is warranted:

GULAG PART 6v
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n6Z1peXoAsA

GULAG PART 7
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjdn_CuGNjs

GULAG PART 8v
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqfV0XCySZU

GULAG PART 9 1v
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d35s179KwEo

After you watch these GULAG videos, then come and tell me here, that the "victims" were the insensitive criminals who desecrated the place of the survivors of GENOCIDE.

PUSSY ROT will rot in the books of history.

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