Moscow Concert for Political Prisoners Gets Full House

posted 16 May 2013, 14:26 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 16 May 2013, 14:28 ]
13 May 2013

Vera Vasilieva 

The concert held in support of political prisoners in Moscow’s Mir concert hall on 12 May 2013 gathered a record audience. The hall, which has 1,000 seats, was packed to overflowing. Some wishing to go to the concert were not even able to get tickets. The event organisers were the Union of Solidarity with Political Prisoners, For Human Rights, Solidarity, the Party of 5 December, as well as the Memorial Human Rights Centre. [Read more]