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Tunisia: feminist arrested for defacing mosque

Catholic World News - May 22, 2013

A young woman was arrested in Tunisia on May 19 after she spray-painted the name of a feminist group on the wall of a mosque.

Amina Tyler was jailed when she wrote “Femen” on the exterior of a mosque in the town of Kairouan. Femen is an international group whose members have drawn attention by appearing topless in public; Tyler was fully clothed.

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  • Posted by: garedawg - May. 22, 2013 10:03 PM ET USA

    Now THAT took some guts! Usually these lefties are such wimps that they are only brave enough to do stuff to the Catholic Church.

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