Protester Unexpectedly 'Glitter Bombs' European Central Bank President
The European Central Bank 's president was taken by surprise at a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany , today when an activist seemingly came out of nowhere and "glitter bombed" him. President Mario Draghi had just began explaining how smoothly the ECB's stimulus program was going when, suddenly,
From Icon to Exile: The Price of a Nude Photo in Egypt
Egyptian Aliaa Elmahdy became an icon of the Arab Spring after she posted a nude photo of herself online. Then she fled to Sweden after receiving death threats from Islamist extremists. What and whom did her statement serve? When this story is published, Aliaa Elmahdy will have wiped away the
'Sextremist' Training: Climbing into the Ring with Femen
Women's rights activists with Femen have arrived in Germany, and they have patriarchy in their crosshairs. They're holding training sessions for young women, teaching them how to evade security at protests -- all while bearing their breasts in the name of feminism. Josephine Witt catches the man
Young Woman Raped, Burned, Left for Dead Improving, Doctors Say
The condition of a young woman who was gang-raped, burned and left for dead in a Mykolayiv, Ukraine, construction-site ditch seems to be improving after she was put in an induced coma and moved to a new hospital, doctors say. The incident, which occurred earlier...
Girl Raped, Set Afire and Left for Dead, but Survives
The lenient treatment of two sons of ex-government officials accused of gang-raping a young woman and dumping her body in a construction site ditch, where they allegedly set her on fire and left her for dead has drawn protests across Ukraine about the seemingly slipshod...
Around the World, Protesters Bare All for a Cause
Across the globe people are shedding their clothes for political causes. Chinese supporters of Ai Weiwei are posting nude pictures on the Internet, while an Egyptian art student has created a storm with her naked photos. It's the perfect way to addle authorities, but the protesters may end up