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Russia escalating attacks on free expression a year on from Pussy Riot protest

Headline Title:  Russia escalating attacks on free expression a year on from Pussy Riot protest 20 February 2013 A year after the punk band Pussy Riot performed a protest song in Moscow's main Orthodox cathedral, the situation for freedom of expression has only worsened in Russia, Amnesty International said.Last year’s arrest and criminal conviction of Pussy Riot members under the dubious charge of "hooliganism on the grounds of religious hatred" signalled a fresh and severe clampdown on human rights in the country.Since then Russia’s Parliament has adopted several new laws targeting…

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