In Post-Mandela Post About Political Prisoners, HuffPost Includes Pussy Riot But Not Oscar López Rivera

It always starts with a tweet.

In this case, it was @onlyinamerica2:


So we checked the HuffPost piece, and our Twitter friend was right.

No mention of Oscar López Rivera. You know, the political prisoner who saw thousands and thousands of Puerto Ricans marching for his release last month.

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Many prominent Puerto Ricans, including Ricky Martin, Resident Calle 13 and U.S. Congressmen, have been raising awareness about López Rivera’s case, asking for the President who pardoned him. His story is complex, but it is still unjust, and López Rivera is Puerto Rico’s longest held political prisoner.

But Pussy Riot made the list.

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