Vladimir Lukin asks for Pussy Riot verdict to be overturned

posted 11 Mar 2013, 12:21 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 12 Mar 2013, 05:00 ]
6 March 2013 

Source: HRO.org (info)
The Russian Human Rights Ombudsman Vladimir Lukin has petitioned the Moscow City Court, which is due consider an appeal against the verdict handed to the members of the pop group Pussy Riot. The ombudsman has asked for the verdict to be declared unjust and to be overturned, Kommersant reported on 6 March. [Read more]