Tag: Parole Hearing

Illustration of Nadya Tolokno. Pussy Riot trial summer 2012.
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My Statement at My Parole Hearing

Everywhere—in schools, prisons and universities, at voting stations and sitting in front of the TV—we are taught to obey, to lie, to bite our tongues, to say “yes” when we want to say “no.” The great cause of our civilization is to foster in ourselves, our children and friends an antidote to this obedience—an obedience that eats people alive.