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Hunger-Striking Pussy Riot Member Hospitalized

  • World
  • 09.30.13 05:19 PM EDT
A member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot is in a prison hospital, according to her husband, after seven days on hunger strike. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, or Nadia, started refusing food last week to protest what she says are slave-like working conditions and death threats. 
 
Nadia and her bandmates were given 2-year prison sentences in 2012 for a performance in a Moscow church critical of Vladimir Putin.