First They Came For The Communists

Pussy Riot in court

Pussy Riot in court

First they came for the Communists,
and I didn’t speak up,
because I wasn’t a Communist.
Then they came for the Jews,
and I didn’t speak up,
because I wasn’t a Jew.
Then they came for the Catholics,
and I didn’t speak up,
because I was a Protestant.
Then they came for me,
and by that time there was no one
left to speak up for me.

— Martin Niemoller

First they came for Pussy Riot

Then they came for the supporters

Then they came for the rest of us.

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