Monday, December 30, 2013

French Philately Quote Of The Year: By Inna Shevchenko

I think this quote sums up the controversy regarding the new Marianne 2014 stamps:

Now a little background. The latest Marianne stamps design, issued this year, was inspired by Femen leader Inna Shevchenko and it sparked a lot of controversy, especially from right-wing Christians. The topless Femen leader was seen hacking a cross in one of her public appearance.

  Inna Chevchtchenko
By FEMEN Women's Movement (Flickr: FEMEN "Blue Bucket"  protest) [CC-BY-SA-2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

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