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Russia must investigate prison abuse allegations by Pussy Riot member

Headline Title:  Russia must investigate prison abuse allegations by Pussy Riot member 25 September 2013 The Russian prison authorities’ decision to move an imprisoned member of the punk band Pussy Riot to solitary confinement after she complained about prison conditions is yet another sign of suppression of any form of free speech in the country, Amnesty International said.The decision came after Nadezhda Tolokonnikova went on hunger strike and wrote an open letter describing the abuses in her prison colony, including inmates being forced to work extremely long hours in “slave-like”…

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