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Peru: Topless activists tear-gassed during march against forced sterilisation *EXPLICIT*02:12

Peru: Topless activists tear-gassed during march against forced sterilisation *EXPLICIT*

Peru, Lima
November 26, 2015 at 19:16 GMT +00:00 · Published

Several topless female activists were tear-gassed by police during a rally in the streets of Lima, Wednesday, against forced sterilisation and other forms of violence that women face in Peru.

The protesters, part of the "We are 2074 and many more" campaign, painted their faces and carried giant copies of female reproductive organs, while chanting slogans against the lack of justice, street violence, as well as the forced sterilisation. Many of the protesters wore skirts that reflect, as claimed, the claimed realities that victims faced under former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori.

Between 1995 and 2000 a reported 300,000 women, predominantly from the indigenous areas, were reportedly forcibly sterilised by the government of Alberto Fujimori. A number of feminist organisations are protesting in order to bring Fujimori to trial for crimes against humanity.

Peru: Topless activists tear-gassed during march against forced sterilisation *EXPLICIT*02:12
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Several topless female activists were tear-gassed by police during a rally in the streets of Lima, Wednesday, against forced sterilisation and other forms of violence that women face in Peru.

The protesters, part of the "We are 2074 and many more" campaign, painted their faces and carried giant copies of female reproductive organs, while chanting slogans against the lack of justice, street violence, as well as the forced sterilisation. Many of the protesters wore skirts that reflect, as claimed, the claimed realities that victims faced under former Peruvian president Alberto Fujimori.

Between 1995 and 2000 a reported 300,000 women, predominantly from the indigenous areas, were reportedly forcibly sterilised by the government of Alberto Fujimori. A number of feminist organisations are protesting in order to bring Fujimori to trial for crimes against humanity.

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