Nude Protest in Kiev

Several years ago, mostly for entertainment value, we covered a series of nude protests, most of which were in support of causes with which we had little sympathy. On Thursday, however, there was a demonstration in Kiev that had more merit. A group of feminists called Femen went topless at an event at the Iranian embassy to protest the sentence of death by stoning that Iran meted out to Sakineh Mohammadi-Ashtiani. Few things attract attention like a group of topless women; you can see what happened in this brief, somewhat-explicit video:

This photo shows one of the protesters being apprehended:
We take our hats off to the ladies of Femen. If any government deserves topless protests, it is the barbaric Iranian regime.


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