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Femen, four years of activism in pictures

February 24, 2012

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Founded in Kiev in 2008, Femen first became known for its Flash against sex tourism events in the country. “The Ukraine is not a brothel!”, they say in 2008, disguised as prostitutes, independence square. Credits: AFP/SERGEI SUPINSKY In February 2010, to protest against the “rape” of democracy in Ukraine, several activists burst into the polling […]

Iran: Renewed fears for execution of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

January 27, 2012

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In December 2011, reports in the Iranian press stated that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman facing execution in Iran, could be executed by hanging. Sakineh was originally due to be executed by stoning, following her conviction. She remains at risk of execution, which could be ordered at any time. Take action now Sentenced to death […]

Iran: Renewed fears for execution of Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani

January 27, 2012

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In December 2011, reports in the Iranian press stated that Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, a woman facing execution in Iran, could be executed by hanging. Sakineh was originally due to be executed by stoning, following her conviction. She remains at risk of execution, which could be ordered at any time. Take action now Sentenced to death […]