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Putin Topless Protest: Russian President's Germany Visit Disrupted By Bare-Breasted Protester

World  (tags: Germany, Hannover trade fair, Putin, Merkel, protests, femen, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', freedoms )

- 2141 days ago -
Putin and Merkel were taking in a presentation of a new car model at the Volkswagen stand by the company's chief executive, Martin Winterkorn, when the four bare-breasted women started chanting "f... dictator".


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Past Member (0)
Monday April 8, 2013, 1:35 pm
bodyguards to release hahah brave girls Thanks Angel:))

Angelika R (143)
Monday April 8, 2013, 1:42 pm
That was OUR warm welcome to the guest.. and these women will NOT go to Sibirian labor camps nor any other jail!

Angelika R (143)
Monday April 8, 2013, 1:44 pm
Read on at link at bottom of comment to see what the HuffPo did NOT say: how much Putin ENJOYED it and laughed!

Roger G (148)
Monday April 8, 2013, 3:53 pm
noted, thanks!

JL A (281)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:02 pm
If it isn't affiliated with Femen but a copycat operation, it'll be interesting to see whether others follow suit to get similar news coverage of their issues.

Sheryl G (359)
Monday April 8, 2013, 7:28 pm
Good for them, brave women, don't think I'd ever be able to protest without my clothes on, but it certainly got the attention. Yes, good thing they won't be sent to Siberian labor camp, I'm not so sure in our Country, USA, that it wouldn't happen. We now have the largest prison system in the world and the people in them to match; or perhaps they'd just be shot, there is a lot of that going on too.

Angelika R (143)
Monday April 8, 2013, 8:06 pm
Keep yours on Sheryl, by all means and for Kaileah's sake! for one reason ;-)

Kim O (396)
Monday April 8, 2013, 9:50 pm
Good for them!! I'm with Dandelion. If it was in the U.S. she probably would be in prison for life or shot. Thanks for sharing Angelika!

Barbara Tomlinson (431)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 12:48 am
Just adding here that Women in the CONGO not long ago, protested by taking their clothes off, it is supposed to SHAME men.

Doukhobors in Russia and in Canada, were notorious for marching naked - they were protesting the kids of their religious sect being sent to Public Schools, I believe.
I don't know if it's officially listed as such; but it is certainly a NON-VIOLENT tactic and can be VERY effective!

I LOVE the idea of WOMEN USING IT AGAINST MUSLIMS; especially MUSLIM or EX-MUSLIM women using it!
Gosh, those poor men, FORCED TO LOOK.... hah!

Glenn Byrnes (197)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 1:31 am
I have to hand it to those ladies. They are willing to bare all for their cause.

Lynn D (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 2:05 am
Brave women! Thanks!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 3:05 am
What was the result of this protest? Putin made a silly joke about the armed guards being heavy handed while he dismissed the point entirely. Women cannot use their bodies in such a sexist way and expect their point to be taken seriously. Lesson learned?

paul m (93)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 3:09 am

I'm sure Putin's worried ..and Merkel she should go topless..!!

Angelika R (143)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 6:47 am
LOL Paul m, now we certainly WOULD NOT like that!

Sandra ;atterson (59)
Tuesday April 9, 2013, 2:45 pm
ha,good for them,noted
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