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Topless protesters use trickery to disrupt Trump

November 13, 2018

PARIS — A feminist activist pretending to be a photographer managed to breach security at a huge international ceremony in Paris and disrupt U.S. Presidential Donald Trump’s motorcade as part of a peace protest.

With thousands of security forces deployed around the French capital, questions swirled around how the woman and two other activists from feminist group Femen got so close to scores of world leaders gathered on the Champs-Elysees to mark 100 years since the end of World War I.

Photographers accredited by the French presidential palace noticed that a woman in their midst was using a fake identity. The photographers alerted French presidential officials as well as police, and the woman was led away, Marin said.

However, soon afterward she dashed out onto the Champs-Elysees in front of Trump’s motorcade, shouting “fake peace maker.”

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