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Topless protesters disrupt Muslim conference on women

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by YankeeFan, Sep 13, 2015.

  1. YankeeFan

    YankeeFan Well-Known Member

    A "Muslim conference on women" outside of Paris? Was the topic how to improve their situation, and protect their rights?

    LOL. No. Two fundamentalist preachers were discussing the question of “whether wives should be beaten or not”.

    Two Femen protesters were arrested after baring their breasts at a controversial conference near Paris on the role of Muslim women.

    According to Inna Shevchenko, a spokeswoman for the feminist protest group, two fundamentalist preachers were discussing the question of “whether wives should be beaten or not” when the activists, aged 25 and 31, ripped off their Arab-style cloaks and jumped on to the stage on Saturday evening. One had the slogan “No one subjugates me” inked across her torso. The other bore the words “I am my own prophet.”

    The protesters, aged 25 and 31, grabbed microphones and shouted feminist slogans in French and Arabic before being roughly bundled off the stage by about 15 men and handed over to police. Video footage of the incident shows a man apparently kicking one of the women.

    According to Ms Shevchenko, some of the men shouted “dirty whores” and “kill them”. She thanked the police for protecting the two women, who were taken into custody. They were released after being questioned by prosecutors, who said they would continue investigating what happened. Conference organisers said they would press charges against the activists.

    They were not alone in taking exception to the presence of fundamentalist preachers at the event, where shopping and cooking were showcased as appropriate “feminine activities”. One speaker at the conference has reportedly posted calls on social networks for women to veil their faces or risk hellfire and sexual assault in the afterlife.

    Topless protesters disrupt Muslim conference on women
  2. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    No War on Women there.
  3. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Protesters are obviously bigots.
  4. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Well, I think we know which side of the wife-beating debate that guy was on.
  5. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    They can't handle nuance ...
  6. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

    Boobies are ironic.
  7. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    They were just showing those men the superiority of their culture.
  8. doctorquant

    doctorquant Well-Known Member

    God help us if irony ever becomes bubonic ...
  9. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

    Ah, the good old days.... When men were men, and women were women and knew their place. Another segment of society getting uppity and causing displays of the violence inherent in the system.
  10. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Pussy Riot disciples.
    Vombatus likes this.
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