What is the world coming to if you can't protest naked in San Francisco anymore?
Under new rules which face a final vote on 4 December, taking your clothes off in public could not only be banned, but repeat offending – even for those protesting – could result in a year's jail term.
1) Getting racy for religious freedom
Earlier this year, 25 naked Filipino students joined the protests against the Islamophobic film Innocence of Muslims, saying: "We support the right of every individual to practise their religion":
2) Full-frontal feminists
Perhaps the ultimate masters of the naked protest, the Ukrainian activist group Femen has set up an international training centre in Paris to teach women the art of naked protest. See them in action protesting against prostitution at the 2012 European Football Championships:
3) Desnudo demonstrators
Animal rights activists have a penchant for bare-skinned mobilisation. Check out this incredible protest in Mexico city against bullfighting. Members of the Anima Naturalis organisation form the word "Basta" (Spanish for "Enough"):
4) Environmental warriors
Members of the French environmental association "Respire" protest nude against an incinerator near Clermont-Ferrand:
5) Cutting the clothes off their backs
Spanish firemen in Asturias protest against new austerity measures with a sign reading, "With so many funding cuts, we have been left..." – well, you can see how they've been left:
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