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As court hears case of Pussy Riot’s allegedly extremist video, prosecutor asks for time to prepare position on Samutsevich’s request to join as third party

posted 8 Jan 2013, 01:16 by Rights in Russia   [ updated 8 Jan 2013, 01:41 ]
15 November 2012 

Source: Open News Agency

On 15 November Moscow’s Zamoskvoretsky court heard the request by a prosecutor for the video of the so-called ‘punk-prayer’ by the Pussy Riot group, ‘Mother of God, Rid us of Putin!’, to be classified as extremist. The prosecutor asked the court to give him time to prepare a written answer in response to a petition by Ekaterina Samutsevich to join the case as a third party, Agora Human Rights Association, which is acting on behalf of Samutsevich, reports. [Read more]