Monday, July 12, 2010

Russian Curators Convicted

BBC news reports that "two men who organised a controversial art exhibition in Moscow in 2007 have been found guilty by a Russian court of inciting hatred." No jail time, but fines of several thousand dollars each.

The Moscow News adds that the "proceedings took a farcical turn short[ly] after the verdict was announced, when it was claimed that the defendants had smuggled thousands of cockroaches into the chambers in protest against the legal system."