Maria Alyokhina - Riot Days

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Alyokhina is one of the founding members of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist protest punk rock organization formed in 2011. In her sharp and defiant memoir she looks back over some of the collective’s provocative acts, including their February 2012 performance of “Punk Prayer” in Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Savior. The group became an international cause when three members, including Alyokhina, were arrested for “organized hooliganism,” tried while being held in cages guarded by Rottweilers, and sentenced to two years in prison. Since her release, Alyokhina has advocated on behalf of prisoners’ rights and against the Russian prison system. Her work has earned her the LennonOno Grant for Peace and the Hannah Arendt Prize for Political Thought.

 

5015 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008
Non Fiction
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$17.00
ISBN: 9781250164926
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Published: Metropolitan Books - September 26th, 2017

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