drive-by planet: Video message for FEMEN: ‘saving Muslim women one bra strap at a time’

A Muslimah from Manchester, England, gets her message across in this funny yet pointed video in which she thanks FEMEN ‘from the bottom of her heart’ for showing her how to campaign for women’s rights: My parents got it wrong, they seriously got it wrong…. they thought that by sending me to school… giving me ...

drive-by planet: Muslimahs say "no thanks" on being ‘liberated’ by FEMEN

The Ukrainian-based all-women protest group FEMEN draws attention to its actions with naked in-your-face campaigning. While the approach definitely grabs media attention, in the case of attempts to “liberate” Muslim women it could end up being badly counterproductive. The targeting of Islam in FEMEN campaigns has led to accusations of Islamophobia and imperialism – some ...

drive-by planet: FEMEN wants to ‘liberate’ Muslimahs