Pussy Riot : Interview Maria Alyokhina

Pussy Riot is a loosely-defined, mostly anonymous radical performance art collective from Russia, its members involved in various punk rock, activist theatre. Two of its members, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria (Masha) Alyokhina, became internationally famous in 2012 when three members of an all-female punk band were detained while attempting to perform in a cathedral of …

Turkey – Increase in Femicide Killings & Sexual Assault of Women & Girls

Femicide is the gender-related crime where females, from embryo to fetus, infant to child, adult to old, are murdered or forced to commit suicide by a man merely because “they are females” or because “they are acting against the social codes of their gender identity”. Femicides must not be perceived as murders in which only …

Betraying women and free thought in the name of Christchurch massacres

By Marieme Helie Lucas, 24 March 2019 Open letter 
To people of good will, solidarising with victims of the Christchurch massacre To New Zealand Prime Minister, To Mount Royal’s University directors in Calgary, Canada New Zealand Prime Minister, in Islamic head covering In response to massacres perpetrated by extreme-right white supremacists in 2 mosques in …