Two French and one German woman with the protest group Femen apologised on Wednesday at their appeals trial for their topless protest in Tunis in May. The three women have been jailed in Tunisia since June for indecency.
"We didn't expect to shock Tunisians to this extent," Pauline Hillier, one of the French women implicated in the case, told the AFP News Agency. "It is out of the question that we would do it again."
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Three members of a radical Ukrainian feminist group were expelled from Tunisia on suspicion they were planning a topless protest in front of the court where their colleagues were being tried on charges of public indecency for an earlier protest, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
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Bewilderment, scorn, resentment. Women's rights activists across the Middle East are reacting with everything but joy to topless demonstrations in Europe by a Ukrainian feminist group held in solidarity with a Tunisian woman who posted topless photos of herself protesting religious oppression.
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