Topless Femen activists held in Vatican

Topless Femen activists held in Vatican
Rome: Four activists of Ukrainian feminist group Femen were held for staging a topless protest for gay rights at the Vatican Sunday.

They protested when Pope Benedict XVI was reciting his prayer.

Topless Femen activists held in Vatican



The activists with slogans "In Gay We Trust" painted on their backs, staged the protest by the Christmas tree in the centre of St. Peter's Square, media reports said.

The women were briefly detained by Vatican police.

Ukraine's radical feminist movement Femen was established in 2008. It is devoted mainly to protests on women's issues. The group has earlier made headlines for pro-democracy and anti-corruption protests in Russia, Ukraine and London.

Topless Femen activists held in Vatican

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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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