Topless protesters held at Davos

2012-01-28 13:48
Davos, Switzerland - Three topless Ukrainian protesters have been detained after trying to break into an invitation-only gathering of international CEOs and political leaders.

The women are trying to call the VIPs' attention to the needs of the world's poor.

They arrived on Saturday at the entrance to the congress centre where the World Economic Forum takes place in the Swiss resort of Davos, took off their tops and climbed a fence before being detained.

The activists are from the group Femen, which has have become popular in Ukraine for staging small, half-naked protests to highlight a range of issues including oppression of political opposition.

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