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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 […]

Topless protesters detained at Davos World Economic Forum

January 30, 2012

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The activists are from the group Femen, which has become popular in Ukraine for staging small, half-naked protests By The Associated PressSaturday, January 28, 2012 Anja Niedringhaus/APThe activists are from a group which has have become popular in Ukraine for staging small, half-naked protests against a range of issues including oppression of political opposition. DAVOS, […]

Topless protesters detained at Davos World Economic Forum

January 30, 2012

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The activists are from the group Femen, which has become popular in Ukraine for staging small, half-naked protests By The Associated PressSaturday, January 28, 2012 Anja Niedringhaus/APThe activists are from a group which has have become popular in Ukraine for staging small, half-naked protests against a range of issues including oppression of political opposition. DAVOS, […]