Pussy Riot To Be Freed: Amnesty for Russian Punk Band, Greenpeace Protestors and Others

By: Tuesday December 10, 2013 4:22 pm

Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina are being freed under the amnesty bill being submitted by Vladimir Putin to the Duma, the Russian parliament, on Monday December 9, to mark the Russian constitution’s 20th anniversary on Thursday. Nadya’s husband Pyotr Verzilov confirmed the rumors

 

Syria Calls for Mass Amnesty of Political Prisoners on Eve of Arab League Monitor Report

By: Monday January 16, 2012 11:30 am

The Syrian regime, trying to walk a fine line between staying in power and avoiding the ire of the international community, abruptly announced a general amnesty for “crimes” committed during the uprising, which began last March. The fact that this is the fourth such amnesty issued by Bashar al-Assad during the uprising probably blunts the impact, and opposition spokesmen dismissed it.

The Rich Are Different: They Don’t Need to Follow Tax Law

By: Tuesday January 25, 2011 3:17 pm

The incredibly rich aren’t like you and me, they don’t need to worry about breaking the law. . . because the I.R.S. is now handing out amnesty like candy.

Marco Rubio Strongly Opposed to Amnesty for Immigrants Who Are Not His Parents

By: Tuesday November 10, 2009 10:45 am

The Club for Growth/Teabagger candidate for Senate in Florida, who’s challenging the NRSC’s Charlie Crist in a primary, apparently thinks we should forcibly deport 14 million people from the country.

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