Femen activists face charges after staging a topless rally outside Ukrainian …

The two women were arrested after demonstration with 'stop homophobia' placards

Two FEMEN activists are facing charges after protesting outside the parliament in Kyiv.

The topless women joined a small rally on Wednesday, demanding amendments to Ukraine's anti-discrimination laws. The pair were arrested carrying the slogan ‘stop homophobia'.

They undressed outside the assembly, before being dragged away to a waiting police car. Later inside the parliament, lawmakers voted through the amendments.

The anti-discrimination laws are a key requirement for Ukrainians to be able to travel visa-free to the EU.

FEMEN is famous for targeting high profile events – such as the damaging of Notre Dame after the abdication of Pope Benedict.

 

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About FEMEN

The mission of the "FEMEN" movement is to create the most favourable conditions for the young women to join up into a social group with the general idea of the mutual support and social responsibility, helping to reveal the talents of each member of the movement.

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