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“This song is for Eric and for all those from Russia to America and around the globe who suffer from state terror — killed, choked, perished because of war and state-sponsored violence of all kinds — for political prisoners and those on the streets fighting for change,” Ms. Alyokhina and Ms. Tolokonnikova said in a statement, adding that they stand in solidarity. “We’ve known, on our own skin, what police brutality feels like and we can’t be silent on this issue.”

Melena Ryzik in Pussy Riot Releases ‘I Can’t Breathe,’ a Protest Song for Eric Garner