Daily Archives: June 9, 2009

The Worldwide War against Student Protest

Tokyo

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Barnaul

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Brooklyn

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Novosibirsk

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São Paulo

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Petersburg Hunger Strike, Day 12 (Sergey Chernov)

Protests, Hunger Strike Over Artist’s Arrest Are Stepped Up

By Sergey Chernov
St. Petersburg Times
June 9, 2009

Human rights activists and opposition politicians have published an open letter in defense of Artyom Loskutov, the 23-year-old artist and activist arrested in Novosibirsk last month, while the hunger strike led by local artists at City Hall entered its 12th day on Monday. Loskutov, who has been in custody since his arrest on May 15, is due in court again on Wednesday, when it will be decided whether or not he will be released pending trial. Continue reading

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