Middle East studies in the News
Covered by the Two Complaints for Rape, Tariq Ramadan Denounced a "Campaign of Slander"
by MEHDI FEDOUACH
The islamologist and theologian Tariq Ramadan, referred to by two recent complaints of rape, has responded for the first time Saturday night by posting on his page Facebook, a message that denounces a "campaign of slander" is triggered by his "arch-enemies."
The swiss theologian, referred to since Monday by an investigation in Paris for " rape, sexual assault, violence and threats of death ", was speaking in the aftermath of the revelation of a new complaint, filed in Paris on Thursday and denounced similar facts.
"Scenes of sexual violence of great brutality"
According to Le Monde and Le Parisien, the story of this woman, who provides medical certificates to support, refers to the " scenes of sexual violence of great brutality ". They reportedly took place in a grand hotel de Lyon in October 2009.
This testimony is the successor to a former salafist became a feminist activist and secular : Henda Ayari, 40, has published his accusations on his page Facebook on 20 October, in the midst of a debate around the sexual harassment in the company. It was heard on Tuesday by the investigators on these facts that date back to 2012 in Paris.Note: Articles listed under "Middle East studies in the News" provide information on current developments concerning Middle East studies on North American campuses. These reports do not necessarily reflect the views of Campus Watch and do not necessarily correspond to Campus Watch's critique.
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