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Moscow Concert To Support Falsely Imprisoned

MOSCOW -- A concert in support of people falsely jailed in Russian prisons will be held in Moscow on May 25, RFE/RL's Russian Service reports.

Prominent performers and satirists are due to perform at the concert, titled "For Your And Our Liberty!"

Russian satirist Viktor Shenderovich told RFE/RL that he believes that at least 100 convicts in Russian jails are actually innocent.

He said the money raised at the concert will be spent to support such inmates and their families.

The Fund to Protect Inmates' Rights and the opposition Solidarnost (Solidarity) movement are among the organizers of the event.