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Topless Femen activist who grabbed Vatican Nativity Jesus released

Vatican authorities on Saturday ordered the release of a Femen activist detained after snatching a baby Jesus figurine from the St Peter`s Square Nativity scene on Christmas Day while baring her breasts.

Dec 27, 2014, 19:08 PM IST

Vatican arrests Femen activist who bared breasts in St Peter's Square

The Vatican said on Friday it had arrested a member of women`s rights group Femen who on Christmas Day bared her breasts and grabbed a statue of the baby Jesus from a nativity scene in front of thousands of people in St. Peter`s Square.

Dec 27, 2014, 03:48 AM IST

Femen protesters held after topless protest in Crimea

One protestor was stopped by police within seconds while another ran around, repeatedly shouting "Stop Putin`s War", which she had also written across her chest.

Mar 06, 2014, 18:39 PM IST

Topless women disrupt anti-abortion rally in Spain

An anti-abortion rally in Spain by Christian groups has been disrupted by a five topless women from the feminist group Femen chanting "Abortion is sacred."

Nov 18, 2013, 09:38 AM IST

Topless women stage pro-abortion protest in Spain

Women from the feminist group Femen have staged a topless protest in the Spanish Parliament against the conservative government`s planned abortion law reform.

Oct 09, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Topless activists enter Russian embassy in Sweden

Two topless activists climbed over a fence into the Russian embassy in Stockholm to protest against the country`s anti-gay bill and stigmatisation of homosexuals.

Aug 01, 2013, 17:10 PM IST

Femen leader assaulted during Putin`s visit to Ukraine

The leader of feminist movement Femen known for their bare-breasted protests was attacked ahead of Russian President Vladimir Putin`s arrival in Ukraine,group said blaming country`s special services.

Jul 27, 2013, 20:01 PM IST

Femen stages topless protest against Turkey PM

A feminist activist from the radical group Femen staged a topless protest at an Istanbul airport on Friday to denounce Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan`s religious conservatism.

Jul 05, 2013, 21:47 PM IST

Tunisia jail terms spark civil liberty crackdown fears

Prison sentences for Tunisian rapper and 3 Femen activists have heightened fears among artists, journalists and rights activists that the Islamist-led government is rolling back civil liberties.

Jun 14, 2013, 21:36 PM IST

Tunisia jails topless protesters for four months

Three European activists with Femen were handed four-month jail sentences by a Tunisian court for staging a topless anti-Islamist demonstration last month.

Jun 12, 2013, 19:41 PM IST

Merkel urges fair Tunisian trial for topless activists

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday called for a fair trial of European topless activists in Tunisia after a protest by bare-breasted demonstrators outside her offices.

Jun 07, 2013, 19:52 PM IST

Femen`s Topless Jihad Day protested by Muslim women group

The members of Muslim Women Against Femen are encouraging supporters to participate in Muslimah Pride Day to show that they do not agree with Femen`s actions, New York Daily News reports.

Apr 07, 2013, 14:00 PM IST

Pussy Riot protest: Topless protester cuts down Cross

Activists from the Ukrainian feminist group Femen cut down a wooden crucifix in the centre of the country`s capital city of Kiev.

Aug 17, 2012, 19:48 PM IST

Topless protest at Euro 2012 trophy display

A topless female protester attacked the trophy to be awarded at Euro 2012 and knocked it to the floor at an exhibition in the Ukrainian capital Saturday.

May 13, 2012, 09:45 AM IST

Ukrainians may be jailed for insulting Indian flag

A group of Ukrainian topless protesters had brought down the Indian flag, smashed the doors and windows with it.

Feb 18, 2012, 08:53 AM IST

Naked female protesters stop traffic in Zurich

A group of feminist protesters from Ukraine stopped the traffic during a naked stunt in Zurich.

Nov 10, 2011, 23:08 PM IST