Occupy Wall Street Activist Cecily McMillan Acquitted Of Obstructing PoliceAfter being convicted of assaulting a police officer, an Occupy Wall Street protester who became a rallying point for activists was cleared Friday of charges stemming from another confrontation with police.
Members Of Famed Russian Punk Band Speak Out At Amnesty International Concert At Barclays Center Band members Maria "Masha'' Alyokhina and Nadezhda "Nadya'' Tolokonnikova said they hope people aren't blinded by the Olympics to what is really going on in Russia.
Protesters Commemorate Anniversary Of Russian Punk Band's SentencingProtesters gathered outside the Russian consulate Saturday to demonstrate against the policies of that country’s government, on the one-year anniversary of the sentencing of three members of the punk rock band Pussy Riot.
Russian Punk Band Supporters Fight New York State Law Banning Masks In PublicThree women who were arrested in a protest supporting the Russian punk band Pussy Riot have launched an attempt to overturn a New York state law forbidding wearing masks in public.
Ed Koch Applauds Russian Justice System In 'Pussy Riot' CaseThere has been nearly unanimous outrage over the two-year jail sentence handed down for the members of the Russian punk band, but Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch is defending the punishment.
New Yorkers Rally In Support Of Russian Punk Band Found Guilty For Stunt Against PutinAt least six people were arrested Friday at a Manhattan rally on the Upper East Side following the verdict and sentence.

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