Co-founder Of Feminist Group Femen Found Dead In Paris


One of the founding members of feminist protest group Femen has been found dead in Paris. Oksana Shachko, 31, a member of the Ukranian group was found dead in her apartment on Tuesday.

A statement was released on the group’s official blog which said: “RIP. The most fearless and vulnerable Oksana Shachko has left us. We mourn together with her relatives and friends and expect the official version from the police.

“At the moment it is known, that yesterday, July 23, Oksana’s body was found in her apartment in Paris.”

The group was founded in Kiev in 2008 and had won notoriety in Europe for its stands against sex tourism, homophobia and religious institutions.

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