FEMEN activists held topless protest against the French nationalist party, Front National with Marine Le Pen as the leader, shouting slogans such as “racists,” “fascists,” and “long live the end of the Front National.” The women were arrested by police.
The women had painted slogans on their chests. They were demonstrating outside a banquet being held by the National Front, which was in tribute to Joan of Arc. She is one of France’s most revered heroines and was beatified as a Roman Catholic saint after her death.
FEMEN who is a radical feminist protest group, founded in Ukraine in 2008 but is now based in Paris. The organization has become internationally known for its topless protests against religious institutions, sexism, homophobia, and other social, national, and international issues.