FEMEN activists detained in Istanbul
ISTANBUL - Doğan News Agency
Security guards detain an activist from Femen for staging a performance to support the Russian opposition groups in this December 9, 2011 file photo. REUTERS PhotoUkrainian FEMEN activists were taken into custody earlier today when they attempted to stage their trademark nude demonstration in Istanbul.
The demonstration was aimed at drawing attention to violence against women and was specifically designed to take place on March 8 International Women's Day.
The FEMEN members fought back when the police tried to intervene but were taken into custody.