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miss universe protest in mexico

A group of women wearing white dresses splashed in fake blood, proclaiming themselves Miss Juarez, Miss Atenco and Miss Michoacan in reference to places in Mexico where women have been raped or killed protest beside the stage where the Miss Universe’s native dress fashion show was held in Mexico City, Sunday, May 20, 2007.

(AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)

Justice for the Women of Juárez and Chihuahua, more background