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“Stop Raping Us”: Topless Woman’s Ukraine Protest On Cannes Red Carpet

The demonstrator raised slogans earlier than being led off by safety guards. AFP

Cannes:

A girl stripped off on the pink carpet on the Cannes Film Festival to disclose her physique painted within the colors of the Ukrainian flag with the phrases “Stop Raping Us” in a solo protest on Friday.

Wearing underpants stained pink, the demonstrator shouted and posed for photographers earlier than being led off by safety guards.

The stunt briefly interrupted the parade of visitors in night put on, together with Tilda Swinton and Idris Elba, attending the premiere of their movie “Three Thousand Years of Longing” by George Miller.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky stated final month investigators had obtained reviews of “hundreds of cases of rape” in areas beforehand occupied by Russian troops, together with sexual assaults of young children.

Zelensky, a former actor, launched a video attraction for support for his nation on the Cannes opening ceremony on Tuesday.

The warfare has already been a significant theme on the pageant, with a particular screening on Thursday of “Mariupolis 2”, a documentary by Lithuanian director Mantas Kvedaravicius, who was killed in Ukraine final month — reportedly by Russian forces.

Ukraine’s beleaguered film-makers will get a special occasion on the trade market on Saturday, and one in every of its most promising administrators, Sergei Loznitsa, will present “The Natural History of Destruction”, concerning the bombing of German cities in World War II.

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