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Euro 2012 Without Prostitution: Femen Activists Go Topless Against UEFA

UEFA is trying to influence Ukrainian government to legalize prostitution, the spokesperson of women rights group Femen Inna Schevchenko said at the latest in a row of topless protests against “turning Ukraine into brothel” during the Euro 2012, which starts in June. This time, five Femen activists went bare-breasted at Kyiv's Olympic Stadium carrying banners which read “Euro 2012 without prostitution”. The protest lasted only enough for reporters to take photos and videos as the women, who adorned their underwear with miniature footballs and wore toilet paper around their shins, were >>>

Ukraine women strip to protest Euro 2012

Ukrainian women's rights activists have staged a topless demonstration at Kyiv's Olympic Stadium to protest what they say are attempts to legalise prostitution during the 2012 European Championship. Five members of the Femen group chanted slogans and displayed banners criticising tournament organiser UEFA. Femen spokeswoman Inna Shevchenko says UEFA is "trying to influence our government" to legalise prostitution during the June 8-July 1 tournament. UEFA is making the draw Friday. Kyiv police arrived at the gates of the downtown stadium five minutes later. The women were dragged into >>>

Ukraine activists topless to protest Euro 2012

The hands of a detained protester are seen inside a police car prior to the final draw for the Euro 2012 soccer tournament in Kyiv, Ukraine, Friday, Dec. 2, 2011. Ukrainian women's rights activists staged a topless demonstration at Kyiv's Olympic Stadium to protest what they say are attempts to legalize prostitution during the 2012 European Championship. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky) — AP KYIV, Ukraine — Ukrainian women's rights activists have staged a topless demonstration at Kyiv's Olympic Stadium >>>

Ukraine women strip to protest Euro 2012

Updated: 09:32, Saturday December 3, 2011 Ukrainian women's rights activists have staged a topless demonstration in Kyiv to protest what they say are attempts to legalise prostitution during Euro 2012. Five members of the Femen group chanted slogans and displayed banners criticising tournament organiser UEFA. Femen spokeswoman Inna Shevchenko says UEFA is 'trying to influence our government' to legalise prostitution during the June 8-July 1 tournament. UEFA is making the draw Friday. Kyiv police arrived at the gates of the downtown stadium five minutes later. The women were dragged >>>

Topless soccer protests are the best kinds of protests (video)

I’m not really understanding the logic behind this, so needless to say it’s going to take a lot of further study. And I mean a lot. Ukrainian women’s rights activists staged a topless demonstration on Thursday to protest the government sanction of prostitution at the 2012 European Football Championship. The soccer tournament will be co-hosted by the Ukraine and Poland in June, 2012. Basically the protesters are saying that the Ukranian government is trying to legalize prostitution by playing host to an event which will attract a great amount of sex tourism. The group responsible for the >>>

Ukraine activists topless to protest Euro 2012

The Associated Press Ukrainian women's rights activists have staged a topless demonstration at Kyiv's Olympic Stadium to protest what they say are attempts to legalize prostitution during the 2012 European Championship. Five members of the Femen group chanted slogans and displayed banners criticizing tournament organizer UEFA. Femen spokeswoman Inna Shevchenko says UEFA is "trying to influence our government" to legalize prostitution during the June 8-July 1 tournament. UEFA is making the draw Friday. Kyiv police arrived at the gates of the downtown stadium and dragged the women into >>>

Ukraine activists topless to protest Euro 2012

Ukrainian women's rights activists have staged a topless demonstration at Kyiv's Olympic Stadium to protest what they say are attempts to legalize prostitution during the 2012 European Championship. Five members of the Femen group chanted slogans and displayed banners criticizing tournament organizer UEFA. Femen spokeswoman Inna Shevchenko says UEFA is "trying to influence our government" to legalize prostitution during the June 8-July 1 tournament. UEFA is making the draw Friday. Kyiv police arrived at the gates of the downtown stadium and dragged the women into a police vehicle. Femen >>>