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Femen Group Sets Up 'Training Camp' In Paris

Activists from the Ukrainian women movement Femen protest against anti women's politic near the official Femen Centre opening today in Paris, 18Sep2012
Activists from the Ukrainian women movement Femen protest against anti women's politic near the official Femen Centre opening today in Paris, 18Sep2012
By RFE/RL
Members of the Ukrainian feminist group Femen have paraded topless through Paris to celebrate the opening of what they describe as their new "training camp" in the French capital.

The group says on its website [femen.org] that the camp will serve as its new European headquarters, where activists will be trained "to work in high-risk environments."

The organization says it plans to open offices in New York, Montreal, and Sao Paulo.

The Femen group, established in 2008, is known for its topless demonstrations in different parts of Europe, including at the London Olympics and the Euro 2012 soccer tournament in Poland.

With reporting by Interfax

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