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Germany: FEMEN activist fined for topless Xmas church protest01:10

Germany: FEMEN activist fined for topless Xmas church protest

Germany, Cologne
December 3, 2014 at 13:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

A court in Cologne fined FEMEN's Josephine Witt €1,200 ($1,480) on Wednesday for charges of the disturbance of the free practice of religion.

The activist declared afterwards outside of court that despite being "disappointed" with the court's judgement, she still finds a protest against the "monopoly" of the Catholic Church "necessary."

On 25th December 2013, Witt had stormed into Cologne's cathedral whilst a priest was performing blessings as part of his mass ceremony to deliver her message.

Germany: FEMEN activist fined for topless Xmas church protest01:10
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A court in Cologne fined FEMEN's Josephine Witt €1,200 ($1,480) on Wednesday for charges of the disturbance of the free practice of religion.

The activist declared afterwards outside of court that despite being "disappointed" with the court's judgement, she still finds a protest against the "monopoly" of the Catholic Church "necessary."

On 25th December 2013, Witt had stormed into Cologne's cathedral whilst a priest was performing blessings as part of his mass ceremony to deliver her message.