Head of PACE Expresses Support for Pussy Riot

posted 3 Jul 2012, 05:22 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 3 Jul 2012, 05:22 ]
Source: HRO.org (info), 26/06/12 

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On June 25, 2012 President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe Jean-Claude Mignon, in answering journalists’ questions, spoke in favour of a speedier settlement of the Pussy Riot case. “My position is as follows: Russia is a large country. If it has decided to join the Council of Europe, it must comply with all the criteria of the Council of Europe,” the President of PACE said at the press conference. [Read more]