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Femen activists call for the abolition of prostitution at the French National …

Video Image Four topless activists from FEMEN protested on top of the Cibeles Fountain in Madrid, Wednesday, to demand the Spanish government repeals the so-called 'gag law' which was passed through Madrid's parliament in December and came into effect on July 1. The topless activists protested at Madrid's Plaza de Cibeles, drawing attention from passing commuters as they waved flags and chanted slogans >>>

Femen protesters take on FN from above

Alexander Plumb ‘I just don’t want to be a damsel in distress.  I’ll scream on the balcony, but you’ve got to let me do a little action here’. – Kirsten Dunst, actor. In 2004, radical documentary maker Michael Moore made a controversial appearance at Madison Square Garden where the Republican National Convention was gearing up to re-elect George W. Bush as President.  From the press row balcony as a ‘guest columnist’ for USA Today, Moore gloried in his role as pantomime villain as the West Virginia and Missouri delegates below booed >>>

Inna Shevchenko of Femen on saying the unsayable

About 40 people were in that little Copenhagen cafe that day. I prepared my speech a few hours before entering this place where Danish people were gathering to discuss freedom of speech and blasphemy. I wanted to speak about what I felt was unsayable. I believe that criticising religion, mocking it or not respecting it is a right that one should enjoy, as religion is simply one idea among many others. I said that blasphemy and criticising religion are celebrations of freedom of speech and that to gain this freedom, there should be more criticisms and more blasphemy. We have to break this taboo >>>

Inna Shevchenko of Femen on saying the unsayable

About 40 people were in that little Copenhagen cafe that day. I prepared my speech a few hours before entering this place where Danish people were gathering to discuss freedom of speech and blasphemy. I wanted to speak about what I felt was unsayable. I believe that criticising religion, mocking it or not respecting it is a right that one should enjoy, as religion is simply one idea among many others. I said that blasphemy and criticising religion are celebrations of freedom of speech and that to gain this freedom, there should be more criticisms and more blasphemy. We have to break this taboo >>>

Inna Shevchenko of Femen on saying the unsayable

About 40 people were in that little Copenhagen cafe that day. I prepared my speech a few hours before entering this place where Danish people were gathering to discuss freedom of speech and blasphemy. I wanted to speak about what I felt was unsayable. I believe that criticising religion, mocking it or not respecting it is a right that one should enjoy, as religion is simply one idea among many others. I said that blasphemy and criticising religion are celebrations of freedom of speech and that to gain this freedom, there should be more criticisms and more blasphemy. We have to break this taboo >>>

Topless protesters with Femen disrupt pro-life March second year in a row

LINO LAKE, MN, July 3, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – For most people, having five biological children would have been enough. In fact, for many Americans, large families are treated as a scandal or a burden. But one family made the decision, not just to have a large family, but to give a home to some of the most vulnerable children in the world: Girls born overseas with Down syndrome. Lee and Karen Shervheim love all seven of their children, biological or otherwise. Undeterred by having twin boys – Daniel and Andrew, 18 – they had Sam four years later. They now have three daughters who are all 11 >>>

Topless protesters with Femen disrupt pro-life March second year in a row

LINO LAKE, MN, July 3, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) – For most people, having five biological children would have been enough. In fact, for many Americans, large families are treated as a scandal or a burden. But one family made the decision, not just to have a large family, but to give a home to some of the most vulnerable children in the world: Girls born overseas with Down syndrome. Lee and Karen Shervheim love all seven of their children, biological or otherwise. Undeterred by having twin boys – Daniel and Andrew, 18 – they had Sam four years later. They now have three daughters who are all 11 >>>

France’s National Front Leader Le Pen to Sue Femen Activists

PARIS (Sputnik) — On Friday, topless activists from the Femen movement tried to prevent Le Pen from laying flowers at a Joan of Arc monument where the National Front held a rally. Their bodies were covered with anti-Le Pen slogans. "Marine Le Pen has tasked her lawyer with filing a suit against the Femen activists over a premeditated attack at a Joan of Arc monument as well as for an encroachment on the freedom of demonstrations over the incidents on the Place de l'Opera [Opera Square]," the press release read. Later in the day, Femen interrupted an address given by Le Pen, >>>

Video Shows Topless Femen Activists Disrupting Marine Le Pen’s May Day …

Femen is in hot water after several of its members showed off their bare breasts to disrupt an annual May Day speech in Paris led by far-right French Front National leader (FN) Marine Le Pen, with the political party leader seeking legal action against the feminist activist group.Three topless women from the feminist protest group, which started in Ukraine in 2008, interrupted Le Pen's speech at the Paris Opera House on Friday, mocking the politician with Nazi salutes, while wearing painted slogans on their chests that read "Heil Le Pen" and "Stop Fascism."Video shows the activists marching >>>