sabato 24 marzo 2012

Animal-Rights Protest and more

Bodypainted PETA (People against the Ethical Treatment of Animals) activists hold their message in a convenient position to avoid arrest for indecent exposure while protesting against the use of animal skins in time for Christmas on December 23, 2011 in Hollywood, California, urging shoppers to give animals a little peace this holiday season. The women, painted as a cow, leopard, snake and tiger, were taken away briefly by police before being allowed back to their position along the busy tourist strip of Hollywood Boulevard. Getty

Animal rights activist wearing banderillas, barbed darts which are stabbed into the bull's neck during bullfights, are seen during a protest prior to start the nine day San Fermin Festival on Sunday in Pamplona northern Spain, Saturday, July 5, 2008. (Alvaro Barrientos)

Animal rights activists of the AnimaNaturalis international organization stage a naked protest in the middle of the Plaza de Espana square in the centre of Madrid on December 4, 2011, to denounce the slaying of animals to make fur coats. The men and women, covered in red paint that resembled blood, lay down and curled up against each other under a sunny sky in the busy square which is home to several cinemas, cafes and restaurants. Placard reads 'How many lives for a coat?'. Getty

Security guards detain an activist of the Ukrainian female rights organization "Femen", during an action of nude protest in front of Kiev Zoo, Ukraine, Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011. Kiev zoo is a place that Femen's activists compared to a concentration camp for those with fur and feathers. Hundreds of animals died at the zoo in recent years due to malnutrition, lack of medical care and abuse, and some suspect that corruption is at the heart of the problem. Femen calls for the 100-year-old zoo to be closed.
A demonstrator sits holding a sign during a protest against bullfighting in Lima, Peru, Saturday, Nov. 5, 2011. Peru hosts the oldest bullring in the Americas, the Plaza de Acho, inaugurated in 1766 under the ruling of Viceroy Manuel de Amat y Juniet, where every year bullfighters compete for the renown 'Escapulario de Oro' or 'Golden Scapular', one of the most important bullfighting trophies worldwide. (Karel Navarro)

Animal activists, painted in "blood", lie on a pile of fur during a protest in Belgrade November 18, 2011. The protest was held in conjunction with the "anti-fur" campaign in Europe. Reuters

Activists are blocked by the police during a march against the use of fur on November 19, 2011 in Paris, France. The march, in its third year, is held to protest the use of animal fur in fashion and animal cruelty. Getty

A young Romanian woman wearing make up to suggest she is a victim of domestic violence takes part in a protest in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Nov. 25, 2011. Dozens of women gathered in protest on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women demanding the introduction of the restraining order in Romanian legislation. Romania is a European Union member state but has no proper legal framework to combat domestic violence against women.

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