Monday, 25 November 2013
PHOTO + VIDEO: Angry Protester Nails His Testicles To The Ground
Pyotr Pavlensky said the protest was his response to Russia's descent into a "police state" and was timed to coincide with Police Day, which Russia's law enforcement officials celebrated on Sunday.
Pavlensky has a history of self-harming art, including sewing his lips together to protest against the jail sentences given to members of Pussy Riot and wrapping himself in barbed wire outside a Russian government building, which he said symbolised "the existence of a person inside a repressive legal system".
Pavlensky is due to appear before a district court in Moscow on Monday over the stunt and could be jailed for up to 15 days.
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