Comment: Amnesty International hosts a protest for Russian punk band

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Amnesty International hosts a protest for Russian punk band

Pussy Riot - "who stage politically provocative impromptu performances about Russian political life in unusual locations, such as on top of a trolleybus or on a scaffold in the Moscow Metro"(via Wikipedia) or recently in a church. They seem to be critical of Putin.

Amnesty holding protests and signing petitions.

"Amnesty International, which said it gave the embassy a petition on Tuesday with 70,000 signatures asking for the prisoners to be released."

http://www.wjla.com/articles/2012/08/-pussy-riot-convicted-a...

Meanwhile in america...
American ex-Marine criticizes the govt on Facebook, arrested.