A Femen activist famous for her bare-breasted protests is the inspiration behind the new French 'Marianne' stamp. Artist
For the last year throughout the Middle East (and beyond) debate has raged as to whether topless protests constitute a valid form of protest and whether actions like this do more harm than good, by reinforcing rather than weakening conservative forces. Let's me be very clear about this. These actions are a legitimate form of protest.
Activist Amina Tyler is reportedly facing two years in jail after her arrest in Tunisia earlier this month. The 19-year-old
UPDATE: Topless Tunisian Protester 'Facing Two Years In Jail' After Femen Protest There are reports activist Amina Tyler
Femen might intend to liberate the women of Islam, but their over-simplification of Muslim women's experiences not only alienates this group, it offends them.
Tunisian activist Amina Tyler has revealed she was beaten, kidnapped and drugged by her family after posting pictures of
On Friday 12 of April Femen's topless Jihad reached Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki with the question: "Where is Amina?" The president was keeping silent, hiding himself behind dozen of security guards. Some time after I got a telephone call: "Inna, I am here. It's me, Amina!".
'Femen Are True Feminists But They Have Insulted Muslims': Topless Tunisian Activist Amina Tyler Speaks
An image posted on the Femen Facebook page, captioned: 'We pray for a topless jihad' She said: “I am against. Everyone will
If Femen really want to help Muslim women they should address the fact that for far too long now, Muslim women have been marginalised, bombed, raped, killed, and enslaved by men from the western world. They should work within their own countries to try and subvert future wars against Muslim countries and help break down barriers. Or perhaps they should stick to trying to liberate women in the west.
'Sisters, Until The Moment There Are No Stones, Bullets Or Blood In Your Religion, We Will Fight It'
UPDATE: 'Femen Are True Feminists But They Have Insulted Muslims': Topless Tunisian Activist Amina Tyler Speaks In the wake