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Wednesday 20 November 2013
News World

in brief: FEMEN activists disrupt anti-abortion demonstration in Spain

Suzy Yang
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FEMEN activists went topless to protest against the anti-abortion movement in Madrid on Sunday. Abortion is currently a legally authorised practice in Spain. For women who wish for an abortion within 14 weeks of pregnancy, or 22 weeks for those facing health risks, abortion is a legal option. But the new Minister of Justice, Alberto…
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Tuesday 18 June 2013
Culture Opinion Politics World

INSIDE FEMEN: interview with Josephine, Femen activist

Louise Flavel
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Three activists from the feminist action group Femen were arrested in Tunisia on June 13. Among the charges was ‘offending public morality’, for which, according to the Femen Germany Facebook page, the women have been sentenced to four months jail time. This contrasts sharply to the suspended sentence handed down to the men responsible for…
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Wednesday 22 May 2013
News World

in brief: FEMEN activist amina tyler arrested…again

Alexandra Van Schilt
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FEMEN member and activist Amina Tyler has reportedly been arrested again in the Tunisian holy city of Kairouan. Her arrest comes as she allegedly snuck past through heavy security checkpoints, where police were preventing extremely conservative Islamists from holding an annual conference. Tyler was disguised in a veil, and after she passed through security, she…
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Friday 3 May 2013
Culture Opinion

Defending Femen

Jamie Freestone
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The topless, anti-patriarchy protests of Femen have brought up some fascinating issues for modern feminists to consider. On the one hand, there’s Femen’s point that women in Tunisia are second class citizens and that this should change. But the point that most English speaking, Western columnists have been making the last couple of weeks is…
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Tuesday 26 March 2013
News World

topless woman, 19, threatened with death by stoning then shipped off to psych ward

Amy Nicholls-Diver
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Amina is a 19 year old Tunisian woman who risked imprisonment and corporal punishment for baring her breasts in defiance. Reports suggest she has been committed to a psychiatric hospital by her family after she appeared on Tunisian television explaining her decision to join the radical feminist group, Femen. A video posted on Free Thought…
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