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Ukraine Is Not A Brothel official trailer

Like on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ukraineisnotabrothel Ukraine’s topless feminist sensation Femen has stirred up a press frenzy across Europe. Outraged by the world’s image of Ukrainian women as either brides for sale or commodities of sex tourism, Femen bare their breasts in protest in order to disrupt this perception and agitate these brutal patriarchal forces. Now, for the first time, ‘Ukraine Is Not A Brothel’ offers an intimate glimpse inside the world’s most provocative feminist organization. A movement that began in the snow-filled streets of a corrupt, post-Soviet Ukraine, >>>

Protests greet ‘executioner’ Rouhani’s visit to France

28th January 2016, 0 comments Hundreds of protesters on Thursday condemned Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's visit to France, with a Femen activist dramatising a surge in executions in Iran by staging a mock hanging on a bridge near the Eiffel Tower."Welcome Rouhani, executioner of freedom," read a banner on the Paris bridge from which the woman was suspended in a mock noose.Femen, an activist group that originated in Ukraine with an emphasis on feminist issues, has won world notoriety for its topless stunts.Across the city, some 800 protesters waving Iranian flags joined >>>

Topless FEMEN ‘hangs’ herself on Paris bridge to protest Rouhani’s visit (VIDEO)

As the woman hung by a rope from the Debilly bridge, a banner above her read “Welcome Rouhani, executioner of freedom.” The activist had an Iranian flag painted across her chest.The stunt was designed to coincide with the passing of Rouhani's convoy, though it remains unclear whether the Iranian president caught a glimpse of the topless woman.FEMEN's leader, Inna Shevchenko, later tweeted that the group “just wanted Rouhani to feel like home.”"We organized this public display as a little reminder of the fact that every year, more than 800 people are sentenced to death in his country," said >>>

Le guide Nova de l’Ukraine

Depuis deux ans, les infos qui nous parviennent d'Ukraine sont tristes et morbides : un conflit avec la Russie qui s'éternise, des manifestations tâchées de sang à Maidan, une des places principales de Kyiv (la place teintée d'orange en 2004), une ambiance de guerre qui n'en finit pas. En deux ans, il y aurait eu plus de 6500 morts, les deux camps confondus. Un conflit larvé que le photographe Guillaume Herbaut connaît bien, il arpente l'Ukraine depuis 2001, il en a fait un blog que nous vous conseillons. Des morts, de la corruption en veux-tu en-voilà, la difficulté >>>

‘Sextremist’ FEMEN Leader Inna Shevchenko Defies Death Threats

The leader of a notorious "sextremist" group has vowed to keep baring her breasts in the name of feminism despite the fact it puts a target on her back. Inna Shevchenko, who helped to found the FEMEN topless protest movement, was on stage during a freedom of speech event in Copenhagen when a gunman opened fire on the cafe in February. The 26-year-old Ukrainian told NBC News that she had "become used to" death >>>

‘Sextremist’ FEMEN Leader Inna Shevchenko Defies Death Threats

The leader of a notorious "sextremist" group has vowed to keep baring her breasts in the name of feminism despite the fact it puts a target on her back. Inna Shevchenko, who helped to found the FEMEN topless protest movement, was on stage during a freedom of speech event in Copenhagen when a gunman opened fire on the cafe in February. The 26-year-old Ukrainian told NBC News that she had "become used to" death >>>

Ukraine Is Not a Brothel goes online in March

Protests take many forms across the world. They can involve marches and sick outs. In the Ukraine, women have been protesting their treatment by going topless. Ukraine Is Not a Brothel explores the women who are standing up for themselves by stripping down. The documentary becomes available March 8th on Digital HD. Here’s the press release from Magnolia Home Entertainment: Winner of the AACTA Award for Best Feature Length Documentary, Ukraine Is Not A Brothel is the first look into ‘Femen,’ Ukraine’s Topless Feminist Movement, which has ignited the >>>

Founder of Femen Brazil now makes war on feminism

Sara Fernanda Giromin with her baby.   When the shrieking harpies of Femen burst into news bulletins a few years ago wearing only paint on their torsos as they made war on patriarchy and homophobia across Europe, a 20-year-old Brazilian woman was mightily impressed. Sara Fernanda Giromin had grown up with a father who bullied her mother. By the age of 14 she had cut loose from the Catholic Church. She became involved in prostitution, no doubt leading to confrontations with the police. So when she saw these fearless feminists battling it out with the frontline of the male patriarchy she thought, >>>

Femen Foundress Rejects Radical Past, Embraces Pro-Life Movement

It’s winter in the northern hemisphere, but in Brazil, the earth is warming. And one young woman there is saying good-bye to winter in more ways than one. Sara Fernanda Giromin has been known by the nom de guerre Sara Winter — and will continue using that as a pen name with a book she just published. She is throwing off the winter of radical feminism and pro-abortion politics and seeking the warm embrace of the Church after apologizing for offending Christians in her days as a topless activist.   Giromin founded the Brazilian affiliate of Femen, the international movement that draws attention >>>

Topless women protesters manhandled for disrupting Islamic conference

Members of a feminist protest group known for storming events topless has disrupted an Islamic conference in France and caught what appears to be a bit of a beating in the process. Femen, founded in Ukraine, doesn’t have a huge reputation stateside. The group, the subject of a 2014 documentary, is known for its advocacy on behalf of Ukranian rape victims and ambushing Russian President Vladimir Putin — news that isn’t always news on the other side of the Atlantic. But the group’s provocative tactic — as the group’s Facebook page puts it: “Our God is a Woman! Our Mission is Protest! >>>