Is punching unarmed protesters in the face the new norm? An eyewitness report on May Day’s heavy-handed crackdown, kettling and police brutality.
Russian agit-prop punk trio Pussy Riot were sentenced to two years in jail on Friday. Local supporters had already planned their second rally at the Russian consulate for verdict day, attracting more protestors due to the international outrage over this political imprisonment. Check out the DIY balaclavas and signage at Friday’s demo here.