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Stephanie
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#1 Posted on 1.3.03 1726.04
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From yahoo.com:

Chileans Undress in Anti-War Protest
Sat Mar 1,10:39 AM ET

SANTIAGO, Chile - More than hundred 300 men and women undressed in a warm Saturday morning in Santiago to stage a festive protest against war in Iraq.

Police watched the unusual protest appearing even to share the humor of the demonstrators in a park in downtown Santiago.

The humorous mood did not last long. After about one hour, the demonstrators - some of them dressed again, others still naked - marched several blocks to a plaza in front of the presidential palace of La Moneda, where they tried to repeat their massive naked protest.

Police quickly sent the water truck to disperse them. An officer explained that the naked demonstration had only been authorized to be held at the park, not in front of the palace.

About a dozen demonstrators were detained, including some naked women who were taken away by female police officers.

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Not quite laying around in the snow, but still eye-catching.

Steph

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#2 Posted on 1.3.03 2023.20
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The big question from this event: Was Mallory Keaton participating on the Southern tip of Chile? (bad Family Ties reference, I know.)
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#3 Posted on 1.3.03 2233.53
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    Originally posted by redsoxnation
    The big question from this event: Was Mallory Keaton participating on the Southern tip of Chile? (bad Family Ties reference, I know.)


I think the bigger question is....do we have some pics from this protest? lol


....sorry.
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#4 Posted on 2.3.03 0250.57
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    Originally posted by gargs

      Originally posted by redsoxnation
      The big question from this event: Was Mallory Keaton participating on the Southern tip of Chile? (bad Family Ties reference, I know.)


    I think the bigger question is....do we have some pics from this protest?



Here you go...

(image removed)

Also, there seems to be a whole organization devoted to these naked protests, called Baring Witness - Click Here (baringwitness.org)

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#5 Posted on 2.3.03 0327.41
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Does that guy have SPAZ written across his chest? Yes his IS...

This picture is funny, but I think garga wanted some of the 'fairer' naked flesh. They got the peace signs going, where's all the free love at?
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#6 Posted on 2.3.03 0847.18
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    Originally posted by gargs
    <]I think the bigger question is....do we have some pics from this protest?

Didn't we learn anything from the last one?!?
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#7 Posted on 2.3.03 2018.59
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    Originally posted by Stephanie

    Here you go...



ughh.....that's.....yucky. i'll keep my mouth shut next time.
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#8 Posted on 2.3.03 2120.11
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    Originally posted by Cerebus
    Does that guy have SPAZ written across his chest? Yes his IS...




It says "paz", which is Spanish for "peace".
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#9 Posted on 3.3.03 0926.56
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No no no no no. Naked protests from women, preferably hot, only!
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#10 Posted on 3.3.03 0949.24
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Hey, I got no complaints about the woman third from the right. Unless you count my complaint that she's not dominating the shot.

-Jag
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#11 Posted on 3.3.03 1118.10
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    Originally posted by Jaguar
    Hey, I got no complaints about the woman third from the right. Unless you count my complaint that she's not dominating the shot.

    -Jag



"Hey baby, after this protest, how about we yap semi-educatedly about Victorian literature? Maybe a little Ani DiFranco to set the mood?"
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#12 Posted on 3.3.03 1200.06
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My days normally aren't complete until I hear an Ani DiFranco joke.
I salute you, good sir.
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