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VIRAL: Topless Protesters Charge At US President Donald Trump's Motorcade In Paris

Written By Aishwaria Sonavane | Mumbai | Published:

Topless FEMEN activists rushed towards US President Donald Trump's motorcade heading towards the ceremony marking a century since the end of World War One. 

Three  women from the feminist group FEMEN had slogans painted on their bare chests that read 'fake peacemaker 'and 'hypocrisy parade.'

The activist who leapt across the barricade was soon caught and hauled up by the French police force on Sunday, allowing the motorcade to continue.

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The demonstrations were staged to protest against some of the leaders or "Fake Peacemaker" as per the FEMEN, attending the conference from different countries. The activists protested at the Arc De Triomphe on Saturday morning in condemnation of "war criminals", directed towards the world leaders. 

US President Donald Trump, Russia President Vladimir Putin, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel were in attendance on Sunday and accompanied French President Emmanuel Macron and 70 other world leaders to honour close to 10 million soldiers, killed at the great war. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu represented India.

FEMEN protests

This Ukrainian feminist activist group that is based in Paris have conducted such protests in the past, rebelling against sex tourism, homophobia, religious institutions, social and international issues. 

Recently, the formulated killing of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the activist group voiced against the international leaders who are not only mute towards the fascist Kingdom but continue to maintain trade and cordial relationship. The USA, the UK, France, Germany, Spain, and Germany are among the largest arms exporters to Saudi Arabia, said FEMEN through their blog. 

They even protested against Turkey's President Erdogan, for being suppressive towards secularists, feminists, human rights activists for expressing ideas and the Kurdish for claiming their identity. The irate blog further demanding dignity for the Turkish protested against his repressive regime.

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The FEMEN group even stood with the Iranian women who refused to voluntarily wear Hijab, calling out the oppression faced by women. And demonstrated outside the South Korean embassy in Paris against the disgraceful gender inequality practised in the country. 

 

(images sourced from FEMEN twitter and blog)

 

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