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Freed Members of Pussy Riot Plan to Start Prisoners Rights Group, Say They Aren't Pussy Riot Anymore

Won't be performing to make a point, or for money, the two said

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In their first press conference since being released from prison Dec. 23, two members of the group Pussy Riot said Friday that they planned to form a human rights organization focusing on the protection of prisoners.

Billboard reports that Nadezhda Tolokonnikova andMaria Alyokhina told reporters in Moscow that they will call the group "Zona Prava" – which translates to "justice zone" – and that they hope to collaborate with former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was also freed last week after serving a 10-year jail term.

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