Maria Alekhina ends hungerstrike

posted 5 Jun 2013, 22:21 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 5 Jun 2013, 22:23 ]
3 June 2013 

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On 1 June Pussy Riot member Maria Alekhina ended her hunger strike, civil society activist Petr Verzilov has reported on Twitter. On the 11th day of her hunger strike Alekhina ended her protest when she was told that the penal colony administration had met her demands. "Literally one hour ago the administration of the colony where Maria is held organized for her a special kind of excursion, demonstrating that her demands had been met and the locks on the buildings where the prisoners were working had been removed,” Verzilov told Interfax. [Read more]