Instagram comes to Pussy Riot's defense

Instagram user ria_novosti shared this photo of a recent Pussy Riot protest in support of the women.</p>

Instagram user ria_novosti shared this photo of a recent Pussy Riot protest in support of the women.

This morning feminist punk rock band Pussy Riot was found guilty by a Moscow court of "hooliganism". Both the women of Pussy Riot and the case have attracted international attention, becoming an example of Russia's intolerance of dissent. Instagram users showed their worldwide support for the women with the hashtag #PussyRiot. Here are a few of GlobalPost's favorite photos from that stream. 

 

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