Protester painted in Ukraine colors ejected from Cannes red carpet

CANNES, France, May 20 (Reuters) - The Ukraine crisis grabbed the spotlight in Cannes on Friday as a semi-naked protester painted in blue and yellow was ejected from the red carpet. The unidentified woman ripped off her gown revealing the Ukrainian flag colours, with the words "STOP RAPING US" emblazoned...
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Ukraine round-up: Row over Ukraine's nuclear power and a colourful protest

Russia's invasion of Ukraine is now nearly into its fourth month. It is worth remembering that many people, including perhaps Russian President Vladimir Putin, did not expect it to last this long. But instead of swiftly taking the capital Kyiv, Russia faced strong resistance and last month switched focus to...

Nicaraguan bishop fasts to protest police harassment

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Roman Catholic bishop in Nicaragua began an “indefinite fast” Friday inside a church to protest increasing harassment from national police, who he said followed him throughout the entire previous day. Rolando Álvarez, the bishop of Matagalpa and a fierce critic of President...

Jan. 6 investigators want Georgia’s Loudermilk to explain pre-attack U.S. Capitol tour

The U.S. House panel investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol on Thursday asked Republican Rep. Barry Loudermilk of Georgia to appear before the committee to answer questions about a tour of the Capitol that Loudermilk gave the day before the assault. But Loudermilk and the top Republican on the House Administration […] The post Jan. 6 investigators want Georgia’s Loudermilk to explain pre-attack U.S. Capitol tour appeared first on Kansas Reflector.

Protesters clash with police ahead of Davos meeting

ZURICH (Reuters) - Dozens of anti-capitalist protesters clashed with police in Zurich on Friday ahead of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting in the Alpine resort of Davos starting on Sunday. The unauthorised “Smash WEF” demonstration is a regular occurrence in Switzerland’s financial hub before the world’s business...

Russia's center of 'Disgusting liberalism'

And you can even get the t-shirt. It is not every day that Russia's team of TV patriots and propagandists attacks something native, but Yekaterinburg has gotten under their skin. While the anti-war movement in Russia is underwhelming from a visual perspective to the Western world for which demonstrations mean...

Nude Protester with 'Stop Raping Us' Painted on Chest Interrupts Red Carpet at Cannes Film Festival

A nude protester interrupted a red carpet premiere at the 75th annual Cannes Film Festival on Friday. During the rollout of Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton's new movie Three Thousand Years of Longing from director George Miller, a woman reportedly ran onto the red carpet in front of the cameras and took off her clothes. Her chest was painted with the blue and yellow of the Ukraine flag with the words "Stop Raping Us." She also had blood-red paint in the shape of handprints around her underwear.

Ukraine protestor removed from Cannes by security after stripping on the red carpet

Security personnel have removed a woman from the Cannes red carpet ahead of the premiere of director George Miller’s new film Three Thousand Years of Longing.The protestor was wearing body paint that read “Stop raping us” against a backdrop of yellow and blue – the colors of the Ukrainian flag. She also had the word “Scum” written across her back. It’s reported that she crashed the red carpet of the French film festival clothed earlier today (20 May), then undressed to her underwear and began screaming, until security personnel arrived to remove her.According to a Twitter post from a French...

A Screaming Pro-Ukraine Activist Stripped Off Her Clothes And Crashed The Cannes Red Carpet

A women stripped off her clothes after crashing the Cannes red carpet, but before you joke, “Well, yeah, Idris Elba was there,” she did it for a very serious cause. According to reports, the activist was seeking to support Ukraine and shine a spotlight on alleged war crimes being committed against women by Russian forces. However, she didn’t make it far, as security guards quickly removed her from the red carpet where Elba and co-star Tilda Swinton were premiering their new film, Three Thousand Years of Longing.

Kill the Bill Bristol: Man jailed over violent protest

A 24-year-old man has been jailed for his part in a protest that turned violent outside a police station. Callum Davies, of Winterbourne, South Gloucestershire, pleaded not guilty to violent disorder but became the 20th person to be convicted. Bristol Crown Court heard he used a road barrier to threaten...